Checkerwork
Checkerwork Check"er*work` (ch[e^]k"[~e]r*w[^u]rk`), n. 1. Work consisting of or showing checkers varied alternately as to colors or materials. [1913 Webster]

2. Any aggregate of varied vicissitudes. [1913 Webster]

How strange a checkerwork of Providence is the life of man. --De Foe. [1913 Webster]


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