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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1998-09-14
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Dabbabah. Jumps two orthogonally.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Ayer wrote on 2004-09-16 UTCGood ★★★★
Murray says that this device was known in the Middle Ages as a sow, and the Oxford English Dictionary defines this as 'A movable structure having a strong roof, used to cover men advancing to the walls of a besieged town or fortress, and to protect them while engaged in sapping and mining or other operations.'