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    1. Ever since the tree had first raised its huge crown to the skies the rooks had made it their home, passing their history and their grandeur down through every generation until the present day, so that the bird city teemed with life and every resident rook knew that he or she was a true aristocrat

    2. that the bird city teemed with life and every resident rook knew that

    3. Deep in the gorge, the morning broke quietly, with just the cawing of a rook, warning his friends that there was another days foraging ahead

    4. Now I’m bigger!” The rook says in a hideous voice

    5. Jaden tries to lift the rook, but he can’t

    6. The rook extends his rocky arms and crowns Jaden on his head

    7. The rook continues to pound Jaden on the head into the ground with two hands

    8. The queen moves out of the way and the white rook punches his head all the way into the ground

    9. The black knight moves towards the white rook

    10. Jaden raises his sword at the rook

    11. The rook creature shoots fiery rocks from his arm the size of cannonballs

    12. The gigantic rook monster is knocking over trees trying to get to Jaden about to get up

    13. The rook monster looks confused while Jaden rolls forward at it and cuts its right leg off

    14. The giant rook begins to run after Jaden again

    15. Jaden calculates the distance the rook monster is behind him

    16. “Now go soak your smelly big rock feet in a swimming pool of commercial bleach,” Jaden says, while cutting off the rook monster’s huge head as it lays helpless on the ground

    17. Lightning strikes in the woods where the giant white rook was killed and turned into bricks

    18. The monster rook forms back together and stand back up with an angry look on its face

    19. The rook represents a chariot

    20. The sound of a rook soaring overhead breaks the tension

    21. And having this job, we had plenty of time on our hands, with very few demands, so most of us played checkers, or Rook every day

    22. The king, along with a pair of loyal pieces, a knight and a rook would be there to the end thinking they were still in the game, but no, that wasn’t included in the master plan

    23. With water praying and call of seagull and rook

    24. what had happened between us that she would try to rook me out of my

    25. (c) Second move by white: White rook to D1 (Game is over)

    26. “A bishop or a rook, while powerful can only move in two directions and thus they are vulnerable

    27. "This Rook is poor and hasn't got any rich relations, has he?"

    28. Then the boys took to it, which was the same thing for it as getting into the hands and mouths of all the devils of hell; and braying spread from one town to another in such a way that the men of the braying town are as easy to be known as blacks are to be known from whites, and the unlucky joke has gone so far that several times the scoffed have come out in arms and in a body to do battle with the scoffers, and neither king nor rook, fear nor shame, can mend matters

    29. Who'll read the book? I, said the rook

    30. On the battlements of the gatehouse a rook stood like a sentry, the sun glinting off his glossy black feathers

    31. No speech could have been more thoroughly honest in its intention: the frigid rhetoric at the end was as sincere as the bark of a dog, or the cawing of an amorous rook

    32. But when I snatch his rook right out from under his haughty nose ten minutes into the game, I have to crow about it

    33. ‘Well, young cavalryman, how is my Rook behaving?’ he asked

    34. (Rook was a young horse

    35. took Rook, his horse, which stood resting one foot, from the orderly and

    36. Rook pulled at the reins and started of

    37. ’ Rook tried to rise

    38. And now I can recall the picture of the grey old house of God rising calm before me, of a rook wheeling round the steeple, of a ruddy morning sky beyond

    39. With his own pawn alas! his rook!

    40. “Well, young cavalryman, how is my Rook behaving?” he asked

    41. (Rook was a young horse Telyánin had sold to Rostóv

    42. “It’s all over; but I am a coward—yes, a coward!” thought Rostóv, and sighing deeply he took Rook, his horse, which stood resting one foot, from the orderly and began to mount

    43. Rook pulled at the reins and started of his own accord

    1. and homeless, rooked by some landlady worse than any stepmother, was really too bad at his age

    2. The C rooked Man

    1. Instead of thick green leaves hanging from its branches, the ancient oak was covered in the large, round twig balls that made up a great city of rooks

    2. Ever since the tree had first raised its huge crown to the skies the rooks had made it their home, passing their history and their grandeur down through every generation until the present day, so that the bird city teemed with life and every resident rook knew that he or she was a true aristocrat

    3. He was convinced that if the tree was chopped down he could make real use of the land and be rid of the screaming rooks to boot

    4. large, round twig balls that made up a great city of rooks

    5. rooks had made it their home, passing their history and their

    6. The two rooks combine into a forty-foot high stone monster and grows its arm back

    7. The two rooks fall into the pit of lava behind Jaden

    8. Two rooks cawed to each other from the pine tree nearest our door; and Rose-Marie Schmidt said her morning prayers then and there, still clinging to her shovel

    9. He, in this seclusion, was able freely to illustrate his worship by gesticulations suited to his words--he was taking modern languages, and had a great choice of words,--while she listened to the rooks, whose cawings from a child had fascinated her, as they loved and quarrelled among their nests in the ancient elms

    10. She and the rooks were very good company; it was a perfect moment of the afternoon; and she could think of him boxed up and examined with wide-awake affection and sympathy, because she wasn't being lulled into absent-mindedness by his unceasing and curiously monotonous flow of eloquence

    11. rooks on their squares and leaned back in his chair

    12. From the cottage chimneys smoke went up straight and blue into the soft sky, rooks came and settled over her head in the branches of the elms, and every now and then a yellow leaf would fall slowly at her feet

    13. title on the card read: Detective Sergeant P C Rooks, Croydon CIU

    14. I had forgotten to logout of it when Detective Rooks had turned up

    15. to Detective Rooks and told him everything that we knew and had Vince busted

    16. bag them up and send them express to Detective Rooks

    17. Rooks then,’ said Topps

    18. Topps handed me the letter we’d carefully written and to Detective Rooks and a

    19. once Detective Rooks gets this

    20. from Detective Rooks for sure, but there was no progress at all

    21. planned,’ said Detective Rooks

    22. Detective Rooks would not confirm if formal

    23. Crass AND Vince were sweating it up with Detective Rooks!

    24. they had tabs on the Video Saloon anyway? Is that why Detective Rooks wanted to have

    25. Rooks assured me Vince had plenty of irons in the fire

    26. Detective Rooks had found a substantial amount of pirated discs in the store basement

    27. and then selling them over the counter and to local markets, but Detective Rooks said that Robert had admitted he was the intruder in the store

    28. If the assault charges stuck, Robert could be in more trouble than that, according to Detective Rooks

    29. Getting up in front of court had totally freaked me - it still does - but Detective Rooks told me to be calm and worry about it when the court case came around

    30. Detective Rooks had said Vince had

    31. Noirtier, for whom France was a vast chess-board, from which pawns, rooks, knights, and queens were to disappear, so that the king was checkmated—M

    32. The cathedral chimes had at once a sadder and a more remote sound to me, as I hurried on avoiding observation, than they had ever had before; so, the swell of the old organ was borne to my ears like funeral music; and the rooks, as they hovered about the gray tower and swung in the bare high trees of the priory garden, seemed to call to me that the place was changed, and that Estella was gone out of it for ever

    33. A colony of rooks inhabited the high trees around the keep, and strutted on the battlements like sergeants, cawing their dissatisfaction

    34. The rooks on the battlements laughed mockingly at him

    35. The rooks cawed a sarcastic welcome as Merthin and Caris crossed the inner bridge to the keep

    36. It was a lovely afternoon; the leaves from the lofty limes were falling silently across the sombre evergreens, while the lights and shadows slept side by side: there was no sound but the cawing of the rooks, which to the accustomed ear is a lullaby, or that last solemn lullaby, a dirge

    37. "So here we are, installed in this beautiful old house, and from both my bedroom and the drawing room I can see the great elms of the cathedral close, with their great black stems standing out against the old yellow stone of the cathedral, and I can hear the rooks overhead cawing and cawing and chattering and chattering and gossiping all day, after the manner of rooks--and humans

    38. I was yet enjoying the calm prospect and pleasant fresh air, yet listening with delight to the cawing of the rooks, yet surveying the wide, hoary front of the hall, and thinking what a great place it was for one lonely

    39. The last of the swallows had gone long ago, and now the black outlines of rooks could be seen flying around the plowed fields looking for grubs

    40. I don't know exactly what 1 did dream though : it was just as in the picture, a corner of the Grecian Archipelago, and time seemed to have gone back three thousand years; blue smiling waves, isles and rooks, a flowery shore, a view like fairyland in the distance, a setting sun that seemed calling to me—there's no putting it into words

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    Synonyms for "rook"

    corvus frugilegus rook castle bunco con defraud diddle goldbrick hornswoggle mulct nobble scam short-change swindle victimize crow raven cheat sharper fleece rob

    "rook" definitions

    (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

    deprive of by deceit