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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Rook (0.01159 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Rook.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: rook benteng, membohongi, pembohong
English → English (WordNet) Definition: rook 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]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Rook 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. [1913 Webster] Rook \Rook\ (r[oo^]k), n. Mist; fog. See Roke. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Rook \Rook\, v. i. To squat; to ruck. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. (Zo["o]l.) 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. [1913 Webster] The rook . . . should be treated as the farmer's friend. --Pennant. [1913 Webster] 2. A trickish, rapacious fellow; a cheat; a sharper. --Wycherley. [1913 Webster]


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