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Nightrider. Makes a Knight leap, and can make additional leaps in the same direction.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-06-08 UTC
Here are two more ideas for puns on (K)night: Sennight, meaning a week of seven days, for the piece cmomonly called a Knight in hexagonal Chess, a root 7 leaper; and Fortnight, meaning two weeks, for the 3:2:1 leaper (leap length root 14) of 3d Chess. The latter is especially apt, 321 being the year of the Christian Era when days of the week were first given names rather than just numbered. Both are also in keeping with the punning Sexton for the 2:1:1 (root 6) leaper.