verb (used with object)
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Origin of rook1
Words nearby rook
Definition for rook (2 of 2)
Origin of rook2
Example sentences from the Web for rook
It is remarkable indeed,” said the Robin: “now I wonder what my old friend the Rook up there would have to say about it.What the Blackbird said|Mrs. Frederick Locker
The rook is not found, but the common crow and one or two other kinds are there during the summer.
One of the most remarkable habits in the rook is that of visiting the old nests in mid-winter.Birds in the Calendar|Frederick G. Aflalo
In some instances, like those of the Rook, they are found quite blue, minus spots.Birds' Nests, Eggs and Egg-Collecting|Richard Kearton
Notice how similar are the manœuvres with this Rook to those seen in the previous endings.Chess Fundamentals|Jos Ral Capablanca