Complete Definition of "rook"

wikipedia|rook (bird)
English
Image:Chess rook 0967.jpg|thumb|A rook (chess)

Pronunciation
IPA|/rÊk/
rhymes|Êk

Etymology 1
From Pers. FAchar|رخ (rukh) (borrowed into English through Arabic); also the origin of the English word roc.

Noun
en-noun

  1. rare A castle or other fortification.
  2. chess A piece shaped like a castle tower, that can be moved only up, down, left or right (but not diagonally) or in castling.
  3. A European bird, Corvus frugilegus, of the crow family.
  4. An Amish card game.
  5. A swindler; someone who betrays.

Synonyms
i-c|chesspiece castle

Translations
trans-top|fortification
Bosnian: t-|bs|tvrÄava|f, t-|bs|kula|f
Croatian: t-|hr|tvrÄava|f, t-|hr|kula|f
Dutch: vesting f, burcht f
Finnish: t+|fi|linnoitus
Hungarian: t-|hu|bástya
Japanese: åå¡ (ããããã, jÅsai)
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Russian: кÑепоÑÑÑ f
Serbian:

Spanish: baluarte m, bastión m
Turkish: t+|tr|kale
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trans-top|chesspiece
Afrikaans: toring
Albanian: t-|sq|kala|xs=Albanian
Basque: gaztelu
Bosnian: t-|bs|top|m, t-|bs|kula|f
Breton: tour m
Bulgarian: Ñоп
Catalan: torre f
Croatian: t-|hr|top|m, t-|hr|kula|f
Czech: t-|cs|vÄž|f
Danish: t-|da|tårn|n
Dutch: t+|nl|toren|m
Esperanto: t-|eo|turo|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: t-|et|vanker
Faeroese: rókur
Finnish: t+|fi|torni
French: t+|fr|tour|f
Frisian: stins
Galician: torre f
German: t+|de|Turm|m
Greek: t+|el|ÏÏÏγοÏ|m|sc=Grek (pýrgos)
Hebrew: צר××|צַרִ××Ö· m (tzariakh)
Hindi: हाथॠ(hÄthÄ«) m
Hungarian: t-|hu|bástya
Icelandic: t-|is|hrókur
Indonesian: benteng
Irish: caiseal
Italian: t-|it|rocco|m, t+|it|torre|f
Japanese: t-|ja|ã«ã¼ã¯|trrÅ«ku|scJpan
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Korean: ko-inline|룩|ruk
Latin: t+|la|turris
Latvian: tornis m
Lithuanian: bokštas m
Macedonian: Ñоп m
Norwegian: t-|no|tårn
Nynorsk: sjakkbrikka tårn
Occitan: castel
Polish: t+|pl|wieża|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|torre|f
Romanian: t-|ro|turn
Romansh: tur
Russian: t+|ru|ладÑÑ|f|trlad'já|scCyrl, t-|ru|ÑÑÑа|f|trturá|scCyrl
Serbian:

Slovak: t-|sk|veža|f
Slovene: t+|sl|trdnjava|f
Spanish: t+|es|torre|f
Swedish: t+|sv|torn|n
Turkish: t+|tr|kale
Ukrainian: t-|uk|ÑÑÑа|scCyrl|xsUkrainian
Welsh: t-|cy|castell|xs=Welsh
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trans-top|bird
Bosnian: gakuša f
Czech: t+|cs|havran|m
Dutch: roek m
Finnish: mustavaris
French: t-|fr|corbeau freux|m
German: Saatkrähe f
Greek: t|el|ÏÏαÏοκÏÏακαÏ|m|sc=Grek (starokórokas)
Hungarian: vetési varjú
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Polish: gawron m
Russian: t-|ru|гÑаÑ|m|trgraÄ|scCyrl
Serbian:

Spanish: graja f
Swedish: råka
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trans-top|card game
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trans-top|swindler
German: Schwindler m Schwindlerin f, Betrüger m Betrügerin f, Gauner m Gaunerin f
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ttbc|Chinese: è» / 车 (ju)
ttbc|Italian: abindolare
ttbc|Latin: Corvus frugilegus
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ttbc|Lithuanian: (3) kovas m
ttbc|Low Saxon: Saatkreih f
ttbc|Persian: رخ (rukh) (1, 2)
ttbc|Romanian: citadelÄ f (1), turÄ f (2)
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See also
squab

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To cheat or swindle.

Synonyms
i-c|cheat|swindle cheat, con, do, dupe, have, swindle

Translations
trans-top|cheat, swindle
Dutch: valsspelen
German: schwindeln, betrügen, übers Ohr hauen (idiomatic), lügen, hintergehen, falsch spielen (idiomatic), hinters Licht führen (idiomatic), ergaunern, abgaunern
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Polish: oszukaÄ
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Etymology 2
From rookie

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|baseball|slang A rookie.

Dutch

Noun
rook m (plural: roken, rookpluimen)

  1. smoke

Derived terms
rookontwikkeling

Verb form
rook

  1. first-person singular present tense of roken
  2. singular past tense of ruiken<!--smelled-->

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