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The king in the top middle could be reached both by the rook one square to its right and the knight one square down and two squares to its left.
As the immunologist Graham Rook is fond of saying, co-evolution invariably leads to codependence.An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be Dangerous to Our Health|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Beryn was 'in hevy plyghte,' when he only lost a rook for nothing; Tale of Beryn, 1812.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
The Consul had a good rook-rifle with him; and the kavass, a Serb by nationality, was a very good shot with it.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
"Hear, hear," said everybody except the crow, who hated the rook.Wood Magic|Richard Jefferies
Luke is, doubtless, the stray rook, and a fledgeling hath flown hither from a distant country.
He was mounted on his old horse, Rook, and looked grim and haggard as a ghost vanishing at the crowing of the cock.