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.
A trickish, rapacious fellow; a cheat; a sharper.
To cheat; to defraud by cheating.
a black, raucous-voiced Europeanand Asiatic bird, nesting in colonies, one of the commonest of the crowtribe, and in the north of Britain usually called a crow; a cheat, swindler, or sharper, specifically in gaming
(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
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"
a large black bird in the crow family, a bit smaller than a common crow
a type of crow, as well as the chess piece
A rook (borrowed from Persian رخ rokh, "chariot") is a piece in the strategy board game of chess. Each player starts with two rooks, one in each of the corners nearest their own side. In algebraic notation, white's rooks start on a1 and h1, while black's rooks start on a8 and h8.