quekeborde (1477-78)

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quekeborde (1477-78)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  quek n. (quek-board); MED:  quek(e n. (queke borde); DMLBS: ]

The word is most probably borrowed from English, and, according to the OED, ultimately of Middle Dutch origin (quaecspel).


1gamesa game played with dice on a chequerboard
( 1477-78 )  [...] occupier ou jeuer ascuns dez ditz jeuez appellez closshe, keylez, halfbowle, handyn et handoute ou qwekeborde ou ascun de eux  ii 463
bord#1  quacspelle 
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