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Old 03-01-2015, 02:25 AM   #40
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Arrow Human Pawn


Although the name origin of most other chess pieces is obvious, the etymology of pawn is fairly obscure. It is derived from the Old French word paon, which comes from the Medieval Latin term for foot soldier and is cognate with peon...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Through_the_Looking-Glass
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