/Check/ as in ‘pattern of squares’ (14th c.)
/cHeck(mate)/ as in ‘unparalleled take-over’ (20th c.) (Folabomi 2016)
I find this term really intriguing because in my head it is a spectacular mix of Old French, Persian, German, Spanish, Latin, Dutch, Pidgin and Arabic. Yes? Yes?? You agree, yes?! Me too!!
cHeck(mate) has become such a universal term, even the Eskimos thought to adopt it when they finally discovered heat… ??
… The brilliant game of Chess developed very implicit applications of the word, ‘attack!’, ‘arrest!’, ‘stop!’. Shāh māt, in english cHeckmate, meaning ‘the king is left helpless’.
… 11th June, 2016
cHeck this out, mate! Note this day in history, ’cause today, on our Chessboard, here at Folabomi, cHeck(mate) proudly ushers in the unveiling of your finest clothing brand – DrapedinWealth.
The English dictionary just got updated..
cHeck(mate) /ˈtʃɛkmeɪt/ :: Dancing with Kings, swirling with Queens and subduing monarchs.
noun: Queen, Boss-stress,
verb: ‘tension’, ‘slay’
adjective: ‘supreme’, ‘ih epp’
cHeck this out, mate! … This piece is introduced specifically for you
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Wrap Skirt : Folabomi
Blazer : Folabomi
Shoes : Shoe Republic LA
Photography : Joel Adu