Definitions for rook

Definitions for (noun) rook

Main entry: rook, Corvus frugilegus

Definition: common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow

Main entry: castle, rook

Definition: (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

Definitions for (verb) rook

Main entry: hornswoggle, goldbrick, gip, gyp, bunco, short-change, scam, rook, con, diddle, defraud, swindle, mulct, nobble, victimize

Definition: deprive of by deceit

Usage: 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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