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  • The Checkered Woodpecker, Veniliornis mixtus, is a woodpecker (Family Picidae) found in eastern South America. This bird is about 5½ inches (14 cm) long. This woodpecker is black and white, and the male has a red mark on the back of its head. — “Checkered Woodpecker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • At some circuits, the first flag point will display a repeat checkered flag (usually on the opposite side of the circuit) Also, the checkered flag typically has a black rectangle at the. — “Racing flags - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Checkered Flag is a 1990 film by John Glen and Michael Levine. Checkered Flag (1990) · Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992) · Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992). — “Checkered Flag (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • When they came out of the woods, all his attention was engrossed by the view of the fallow land on the upland, in parts yellow with grass, in parts trampled and checkered with furrows, in parts dotted with ridges of dung, and in parts even ploughed. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • It is a park checkered by pleasant highways and avenues. — “Around the World in Eighty Days” by Jules Verne
  • Over his knees he had a checkered woollen plaid reaching to the floor, though it was warm in the room. — “The Possessed” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Not Miss Crawley–she preferred her carriage–but the walk over the Rectory fields, and in at the little park wicket, and through the dark plantation, and up the checkered avenue to Queen's Crawley, was charming in the moonlight to two such lovers of the picturesque as the Captain and Miss Rebecca. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • As I live, these covered parts of him were checkered with the same squares as his face; his back, too, was all over the same dark squares; he seemed to have been in a Thirty Years' War, and just escaped from it with a sticking-plaster shirt. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • As for his dress, it was of the simplest kind; a summer sack of cheap and ordinary material, thin checkered pantaloons, and a straw hat, by no means of the finest braid. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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