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rook

noun [C] uk   /rʊk/ us  

rook noun [C] (BIRD)

rook noun [C] (GAME PIECE)

( informal castle) in the game of chess, a piece that can move along any number of squares in straight lines parallel to the sides of the board

rook

verb [T] uk   /rʊk/ old-fashioned informal us  
to cheat someone out of some money
Translations of “rook”
in Spanish grajo, torre…
in French corneille, tour…
in German die Saatkrähe, der Turm…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 禿鼻烏鴉…
in Russian грач…
in Turkish ekin kargası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 秃鼻乌鸦…
in Polish gawron…
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