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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Roke \Roke\, n. [See Reek.]
     1. Mist; smoke; damp [Prov. Eng.] [Written also roak,
        rook, and rouk.]
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     2. A vein of ore. [Pov.Eng.] --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster] Rokeage

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rook \Rook\ (r[oo^]k), n.
     Mist; fog. See Roke. [Obs.]
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rook \Rook\, v. i.
     To squat; to ruck. [Obs.] --Shak.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rook \Rook\, n. [F. roc (cf. Sp. roque), fr. Per. & Ar. rokh, or
     rukh, the rook or castle at chess, also the bird roc (in this
     sense perhaps a different word); cf. Hind. rath a war
     chariot, the castle at chess, Skr. ratha a car, a war car.
     Cf. Roll.] (Chess)
     One of the four pieces placed on the corner squares of the
     board; a castle.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rook \Rook\, n. [AS. hr[=o]c; akin to OHG. hruoh, ruoh, ruoho,
     Icel. hr[=o]kr, Sw. roka, Dan. raage; cf. Goth. hrukjan to
     crow.]
     1. (Zool.) 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.
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              The rook . . . should be treated as the farmer's
              friend.                               --Pennant.
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     2. A trickish, rapacious fellow; a cheat; a sharper.
        --Wycherley.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rook \Rook\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Rooked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Rooking.]
     To cheat; to defraud by cheating. "A band of rooking
     officials." --Milton.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  rook
       n 1: (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied
            squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the
            chessboard [syn: castle]
       2: common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of
          the American crow [syn: Corvus frugilegus]
       v : deprive of by deceit; "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" [syn: victimize, swindle, goldbrick, nobble,
            diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  60 Moby Thesaurus words for "rook":
     beat, beguile of, bilk, bishop, bleed, bunco, burn, castle, cheat,
     chessman, chisel, chouse, chouse out of, cog, cog the dice, con,
     cozen, crib, defraud, diddle, do in, do out of, euchre, finagle,
     flam, fleece, flimflam, fob, fudge, gouge, gull, gyp, have, hocus,
     hocus-pocus, king, knight, man, milk, mulct, pack the deal, pawn,
     piece, pigeon, practice fraud upon, queen, scam, screw,
     sell gold bricks, shave, shortchange, stack the cards, stick,
     sting, sweat, swindle, take a dive, thimblerig, throw a fight,
     victimize  
     

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