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Meaning of rook

rook

Pronunciation: (rook), [key]
— n.
  1. a black, European crow, Corvus frugilegus, noted for its gregarious habits.
  2. a sharper at cards or dice; swindler.
—v.t.
  1. to cheat; fleece; swindle.

rook

Pronunciation: (rook), [key]
— n. Chess.
  1. one of two pieces of the same color that may be moved any number of unobstructed squares horizontally or vertically; castle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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