Rook



noun
1.
a black, European crow, Corvus frugilegus, noted for its gregarious habits.
2.
a sharper at cards or dice; swindler.
verb (used with object)
3.
to cheat; fleece; swindle.
noun, Chess.
1.
one of two pieces of the same color that may be moved any number of unobstructed squares horizontally or vertically; castle.
noun
1.
a large Eurasian passerine bird, Corvus frugilegus, with a black plumage and a whitish base to its bill: family Corvidae (crows)
2.
(slang) a swindler or cheat, esp one who cheats at cards
verb
3.
(transitive) (slang) to overcharge, swindle, or cheat
noun
1.
a chesspiece that may move any number of unoccupied squares in a straight line, horizontally or vertically Also called castle
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