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Topic: BOARD GAMES

Sense: 1
Origin: Old English hroc
Sense: 2
Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: roc, from Arabic rukhkh, from Persian

rook

noun
     
rook [countable]
1HBB a large black European bird like a crow
2DGB one of the pieces in a game of chess [= castle]
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