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plural of , rook
third-person singular of rook
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A swindler; someone who betrays
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A rookie
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An Amish card game
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A piece shaped like a castle tower, that can be moved only up, down, left or right (but not diagonally) or in castling
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a type of firecracker used by farmers to scare birds of the same name
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To cheat or swindle
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A castle or other fortification
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{n} a bird, cheat, low chessman
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{v} to cheat
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deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
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(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
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It is gregarious in its habits
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This is a unit of vis equal to ten pawns
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In chess, a rook is one of the chess pieces which stand in the corners of the board at the beginning of a game. Rooks can move forwards, backwards, or sideways, but not diagonally. = castle. Most abundant Eurasian bird (Corvus frugilegus) of the crow family (Corvidae). Rooks, 18 in. (45 cm) long, are black and have shaggy thigh feathers and bare white skin at the base of the sharp bill. They are migratory and range discontinuously from Britain to Iran and Manchuria. They dig for larvae and worms in meadows and plowed fields. They nest in large colonies (rookeries) in tall trees, sometimes within towns; the nest, solidly constructed of twigs and soil, is used year after year
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A species of chessman Can participate in castling with the king
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A rook in heraldry is the bird of that name common in Great Britain It resembles the crow, but is smaller When the piece in chess known as a rook is borne, it is blazoned a chess-rook They are sometimes seen on the same arms, as in the case of Rook of Kent: Argent, on a chevron engrailed between three rooks sable, as many chess-rooks of the first
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{f} cheat, swindle, deceive
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A European bird, Corvus frugilegus, of the crow family
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The base of the beak and the region around it are covered with a rough, scabrous skin, which in old birds is whitish
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A European bird (Corvus frugilegus) resembling the crow, but smaller
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The name is also applied to related Asiatic species
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{i} castle, game piece that can move horizontally or vertically across an unlimited number of unoccupied squares (Chess); swindler, cheat; one who cheats in games of chance; (Zoology) black European bird of the crow family
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To squat; to ruck
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One of the four pieces placed on the corner squares of the board; a castle
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A piece that moves along ranks and files only
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A major chess piece The Rook's strength is equivalent to five pawns The Rook can only move in straight lines along ranks and files until stopped by another piece The Rook is the piece, other than the King, that is involved in the castling move Sometimes called a "castle", however to refer to it that way is to appear unprofessional
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A rook is a large black bird. Rooks are members of the crow family
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To cheat; to defraud by cheating
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Mist; fog
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common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
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It is black, with purple and violet reflections
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A trickish, rapacious fellow; a cheat; a sharper
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    Türkische aussprache

    rûks

    Aussprache

    /ˈro͝oks/ /ˈrʊks/

    Etymologie

    [ 'ruk ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English hrOc; akin to Old High German hruoch rook.

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