A gregarious Eurasian crow with black plumage and a bare face, nesting in colonies in treetops
A chess piece, typically with its top in the shape of a battlement, that can move in any direction along a rank or file on which it stands. Each player starts the game with two rooks at opposite ends of the first rank
A boy employed in scaring rooks from corn.
Falconry a hawk trained to fly at rooks.
A pie made with (young) rooks.
The subterranean larva of the cockchafer, Melolontha melolontha, which is frequently eaten by rooks.
Each player’s rook on the kingside of the board at the start of a game
Each player’s rook on the queen’s side of the board at the start of a game
An expedition to shoot rooks.
A rifle of small bore for shooting rooks.
The sport of flying hawks at rooks.
An endgame with kings and a pawn or pawns only (sometimes also with one other piece, as rook and pawn endgame, etc.).