Word "ROOK" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
Synonyms:
corvus frugilegus

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
Synonyms:
castle

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
deprive of by deceit
Synonyms:
bunco, con, defraud, diddle, goldbrick, hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, scam, short-change, swindle, victimize

Crossword Clues for ROOK

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Castle-shaped chess piece USA Today 22 Sep 2022
Swindle man on board The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Jul 2022
Revolutionary or reasonable man The Times Cryptic 20 Jun 2022
Corner piece Thomas Joseph 10 Jun 2022
Chess piece often given a relative value of five points, a pawn being worth one The Times Specialist Sunday 08 May 2022
Chess "castle" Universal 07 Apr 2022
Corner chess piece USA Today 03 Apr 2022
Member of a chess set Family Time 28 Mar 2022
Hornswoggle New York Times 30 Jan 2022
Chessboard castle Newsday 24 Jan 2022
Castle on a chessboard Newsday 18 Jan 2022
Swindle LA Times Daily 19 Dec 2021
Chess piece The Guardian Quick 22 Nov 2021
It begins in the corner Wall Street Journal 06 Nov 2021
Man in the corner Wall Street Journal 18 Sep 2021
Corner chess piece New York Times 13 Sep 2021
Bird; chess piece The Telegraph Quick 09 Aug 2021
Chess piece in the corner Family Time 13 Jun 2021
Chess piece Newsday 06 Jun 2021
Corner piece LA Times Daily 08 May 2021
Corner piece The Washington Post 08 May 2021
Castle Eugene Sheffer 04 May 2021
Swindle The Guardian Speedy 18 Apr 2021
Chess piece The Times Concise 06 Apr 2021
Piece on a chess board Family Time 08 Mar 2021
Piece next to a knight on a chessboard The Guardian Speedy 21 Feb 2021
Board member Newsday 20 Feb 2021
Castle alias Newsday 27 Nov 2020
Chess piece; bird The Telegraph Quick 23 Nov 2020
Knight neighbor LA Times Daily 11 Nov 2020
Knight neighbor The Washington Post 11 Nov 2020
Starting piece on a1 or h8, say New York Times 08 Nov 2020
Bird in castle The Sun Two Speed 19 Oct 2020
Chess piece The Sun Two Speed 19 Oct 2020
You'll see this man, initially cornered in board meeting, rip off flier The Telegraph Toughie 09 Oct 2020
A chessman The Telegraph Quick 11 Aug 2020
Chess piece USA Today 04 Aug 2020
Corner piece on a chessboard Family Time 14 Jun 2020
A flyer's fleece The Telegraph Cryptic 27 May 2020
Piece that starts next to a knight LA Times Daily 18 May 2020
Piece that starts next to a knight The Washington Post 18 May 2020
Swindle New York Times 25 Apr 2020
Chess piece Canadiana 23 Dec 2019
Certain chess piece Family Time 22 Dec 2019
Figure in a corner
Figure in a corner New York Times 21 Dec 2019
Corner chess piece USA Today 02 Dec 2019
Castle where villain guillotined The Telegraph Cryptic 24 Nov 2019
Bird The Telegraph Quick 22 Nov 2019
White castle, perhaps The Washington Post Sunday 17 Nov 2019
Fleece
Fleece New York Times 17 Nov 2019
Chess "castle" Universal 16 Oct 2019
Chess piece Premier Sunday 29 Sep 2019
Chess piece involved in castling LA Times Daily 24 Sep 2019
Chess piece involved in castling The Washington Post 24 Sep 2019
Part of a king's guard New York Times 18 Aug 2019
Crow's cousin USA Today 10 Aug 2019
It starts in the corner Wall Street Journal 25 Jul 2019
Knight neighbor Universal 10 Jun 2019
Piece on a1 New York Times 02 Jun 2019
Knight's neighbor USA Today 21 May 2019
Do bird The Telegraph Toughie 15 May 2019
Five-point chess piece Universal 28 Apr 2019
Castle LA Times Daily 01 Mar 2019
Castle The Washington Post 01 Mar 2019
One of four in a chess set Universal 26 Jan 2019
Flimflam Newsday 11 Jan 2019
Knight's neighbor Wall Street Journal 08 Jan 2019
Knight's neighbor
Knight's neighbor
Castle
Chess "castle"
It starts in the corner
Corner chess piece
Five-point chess piece
One of four in a chess set
Chess piece involved in castling
Part of a king's guard
Piece on a1
Crow's cousin
Knight neighbor
Corner chess piece Newsday 23 Oct 2018
Castle The Telegraph Quick 22 Oct 2018
Knight's neighbor Newsday 07 Oct 2018
Chess piece one jumps over King The Telegraph Cryptic 04 Oct 2018
Piece that begins on a corner square Wall Street Journal 28 Aug 2018
Con flier The Telegraph Cryptic 11 Aug 2018
Chess piece that can't move diagonally The Washington Post 24 Jul 2018
Chess piece that can't move diagonally LA Times Daily 24 Jul 2018
Castle New York Times 12 Jun 2018
End piece? Wall Street Journal 02 Jun 2018
Flyer's fleece The Telegraph Cryptic 30 May 2018
Man in the corner Wall Street Journal 24 May 2018
Piece also called a castle USA Today 14 May 2018
Chess piece whose name possibly derives from a Persian word meaning “chariot” The Times Specialist Sunday 15 Apr 2018
Castle
End piece?
Piece also called a castle
Corner piece
Chess piece that can't move diagonally
Piece that begins on a corner square
Man in the corner
Swindle
Chess piece Eugene Sheffer 01 Dec 2017
Corner chess piece Universal 30 Nov 2017
Chess castle Thomas Joseph 15 Nov 2017
Piece for Magnus Carlsen Jonesin 24 Oct 2017
While talking, fold fleece The Telegraph Toughie 01 Sep 2017
Castle on a square Newsday 27 Aug 2017
Hoodwink Newsday 03 Aug 2017
One that can only go straight New York Times 15 Jul 2017
One of four on board is cheat The Telegraph Cryptic 23 Jun 2017
Pull a swindle on USA Today 16 May 2017
Piece involved in castling USA Today 15 May 2017
Chess piece The Guardian Speedy 26 Mar 2017
Corner piece USA Today 18 Mar 2017
Knight's partner on a board USA Today 06 Mar 2017
Swindle LA Times Daily 03 Mar 2017
Swindle The Washington Post 03 Mar 2017
Castle on a board Newsday 02 Mar 2017
Chess castle Newsday 22 Feb 2017
Piece involved in castling
Corner piece
Knight's partner on a board
Pull a swindle on
Corner chess piece
One that can only go straight
Corner-square piece USA Today 25 Dec 2016
Corner chess piece Family Time 11 Dec 2016
Corner piece Jonesin 06 Dec 2016
One sure to take the straight path The Washington Post 03 Dec 2016
Chess piece shaped like a castle The Washington Post 08 Nov 2016
Hornswoggle LA Times Daily 18 Sep 2016
Chessboard piece Newsday 11 Sep 2016
Swindle money out of man on board? The Times Cryptic 21 Jun 2016
Cheat man on board initially trapped in corner The Telegraph Cryptic 05 Jun 2016
Flimflam Wall Street Journal 23 Apr 2016
Hornswoggle The Washington Post 02 Mar 2016
Chess piece Family Time 07 Feb 2016
Cheat LA Times Daily 31 Jan 2016
Corner chess piece The Washington Post 14 Jan 2016
Cheat
Corner-square piece
Hornswoggle
Castle on a board USA Today 07 Dec 2015
Part of a chess set USA Today 03 Dec 2015
Defraud; bird; chessman The Telegraph Quick 23 Nov 2015
Knight's neighbor Universal 18 Nov 2015
Starter on square a1, h1, a8 or h8 New York Times 24 Oct 2015
Chessboard castle Newsday 19 Oct 2015
Piece next to a knight New York Times 07 Oct 2015
Overcharge criminals having case dismissed The Times Cryptic 06 Oct 2015
Piece that begins in the corner Wall Street Journal 28 Sep 2015
Swindle Newsday 27 Sep 2015
Man as a nest-builder? The Times Cryptic 09 Jul 2015
Steal — castle The Guardian Quick 30 May 2015
Chess piece The Telegraph Quick 30 May 2015
Fleece Wall Street Journal 06 Mar 2015
Black bird The Times Concise 06 Feb 2015
Fleece man on board The Telegraph Cryptic 20 Jan 2015
Knight's neighbor LA Times Daily 15 Jan 2015
Chess piece
Castle on a board
Starter on square a1, h1, a8 or h8
Knight's neighbor
Piece that begins in the corner
Swindle
Fleece
Piece next to a knight
Part of a chess set
Knight's neighbor
Chessboard castle
Hornswoggle
Chess piece
Chess piece
Corner piece in chess
Corner chess piece
Castle on a board
Chess corner piece
Chessboard castle
Certain chess piece
Rank-and-file man
Knight's neighbor
Chess piece
Corner piece
Corner chess piece
Chess corner piece
Corner chest piece
Castle, in chess
Corner piece in chess
Castle in a board game
Chess piece
Crow look-alike
Corner chess piece
Chess piece that can't move diagonally
Certain crow
Fischer's corner piece
Castle
Castle, in chess
Chessman also called a castle
Hornswoggle
Corner piece
Corner piece
Swindle
Chess corner piece
Piece that starts in the corner
Swindle
Rank-and-file chess piece
Rank-and-file chess piece
Chess corner piece
Castle, in chess
Hornswoggle
Fleece
Corner chess piece
Corner chesspiece
Chess castle
Piece that starts a chess game on square a1
One in Kasparov's corner
It might threaten the king
Flimflam
Piece on all four corners in 7-Down
Piece that moves orthogonally
Castle, in chess
One stuck in a corner
One stuck in a corner
King and queen's attacker, at times
Castle you can handle
Knight's neighbor
Corner man
Chess castle
Fischer's castle
Pawn taker, perhaps
Pawn taker, sometimes
Cheat
It starts in the corner square
Knight neighbor at the start of a chess game
Rank-and-file mover?
Castling requirement
Rank-and-file mover?
Knight's neighbor
One of Deep Blue's men
Corner chesspiece
Man in a corner
Kasparov's piece
Chess piece
Mobile castle
One that's cornered in chess?
Chess corner piece
Castle
Rip off
Corner piece
Man in the corner
Chess piece
He guards the corner of the chessboard
Corner piece
Castling piece
Piece on a corner square
Piece on a corner square
Castle-shaped chess piece
Movable castle
Swindle
He's on board and can go straight
Boris Spassky's corner man
Hoodwink
Chess castle
Chess piece
It's often forked by a knight
Corner piece
Corner piece
Straight mover, in chess
Versification
Fleece
It's in Kasparov's corner
Piece for Kasparov
Orthogonally moving piece
Kasparov's corner man
Hornswoggle
Swindle
Castle of play
Karpov's castle
Chesspiece
Next to a knight
Castle
Chessman
Chess castle
Pawn taker
Castle, in chess
Dupe
Defraud
Bamboozle
Chess piece
It castles with a king
Old World bird
Castle for Kasparov
Crow
Castle on a square
Castle for Fischer
Karpov's castle
Fischer's castle
Cheat
Castle in chess
Chessman
Knight's companion
Crow's cousin
Chess piece.
Corvine bird.
Old World bird.
Chessman.
Bird.
Crow's cousin.
Castle, in chess.
Crow.
Black bird.
European bird.
Black European crow.
A castle, in chess.
Piece used in chess.
Chess castle.
Swindle.
Rank-and-file chess piece
Castling piece
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