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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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: roek
  • French: corbeau freux(fr)m
  • German: Schwindler Schwindlerin , Betrí¼ger Betrí¼gerin , Gauner Gaunerin
  • Italian: rocco(it)m, torre(it)f
  • Spanish: torre(es)f
verb 
  1. (transitive) To cheat or swindle.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: valsspelen
  • German: schwindeln, betrí¼gen, í¼bers Ohr hauen (idiomatic), lí¼gen, hintergehen, falsch spielen (idiomatic), hinters Licht fí¼hren (idiomatic), ergaunern, abgaunern

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