"rooks" in the noun sense
1. castle, rook
chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
2. rook, Corvus frugilegus
common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
"rooks" in the verb sense
1. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, con
deprive of by deceit
"He swindled me out of my inheritance"
"She defrauded the customers who trusted her"
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