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Synonyms for rook

Synonyms for rook

(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow

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The next day, Rook asked Dawn to have a coffee with him, and she did.
Due to the potential impact to critical infrastructure, Rook Security and the FBI Indianapolis Cyber Task Force collaborated to decrease the amount of time it would take to analyze and disseminate the intelligence.
He referred to Rooks' increased cannabis use since his mother's death three years ago, but said Rooks did not blame his lifestyle on anything.
The Mongolian gained a slight advantage against the Queen's Indian Defence of the Chinese GM but the game transposed to an equal Rook and pawn endgame and they agreed to halve the point in 40 moves.
Rooks are increasingly found in gardens, where some have learned how to hang on feeders designed for blue tits and robins.
k,m](B) = the number of m-level rook placements of k rooks on B.
The program is strictly for small to midsize tree care enterprises, Rook said.
Rook comments: "It's an exciting time as food and drink companies are eager for a solution to treat and process their waste water and effluent, but they often cannot make the financial commitment to invest in permanent solutions.
The waiter, Ronnie Barker, informs the couple that everything on the menu is rook related; that's all that is on the menu, the complete rook, and so the comedy sketch continues, with hilarious results.
18sec) was the faster of the two semis for the Harry Homes Memorial, running on to beat Ryssanda Rook by two lengths.
MOTORIST Simon Rook is calling for action to improve obscured speed limit signs in Coventry - after first reporting the problem seven months ago.
NAFB is poised to release the first national public media study focused on this growing audience segment, according to NAFB Pres Michelle Rook.
Ronald Lynn Rook pleaded no contest last week to voluntary manslaughter in the death of Twila Ann Martin, who was found beaten to death on a desert dirt road.
Harry Rook, aged 86, of Spinney Close, was driving his Volvo on Bewdley Road in Stourport-on-Severn when it veered off the road and crashed, said Worcestershire coroner Victor Round when he opened a verdict into the elderly man's death.
The case was adjourned until December 13 and Rook was granted conditional bail.