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Definition of Rook


  1. Mist; fog. See Roke.
  2. To squat; to ruck.
  3. One of the four pieces placed on the corner squares of the board; a castle.
  4. A European bird (Corvus frugilegus) resembling the crow, but smaller. It is black, with purple and violet reflections. The base of the beak and the region around it are covered with a rough, scabrous skin, which in old birds is whitish. It is gregarious in its habits. The name is also applied to related Asiatic species.
  5. A trickish, rapacious fellow; a cheat; a sharper.
  6. To cheat; to defraud by cheating.

Rook Translations

rook in French is frauder
rook in Italian is abbindolare
rook in Spanish is embaucar, grajo