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Dictionary definition for: Rook

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

2. (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"

3. (n) common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow

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