CHESS-MAN

\t͡ʃˈɛsmˈan], \t‍ʃˈɛsmˈan], \tʃ_ˈɛ_s_m_ˈa_n]\
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1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
 
1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Sheridan

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premonstratensians

  • Regular instituted 1120, St. Norbert (whence Norbertines), at Premonstratum [L. , pointed out, it was said, by the Virgin], in Picardy. They were also called White Canons, from colour of their dress.
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