There are 2 translations of rook in Spanish:

rook1

Pronunciation: /rʊk/

n

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] grajo (masculine)
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    • Birds - blackbirds and thrushes, robins, starlings, rooks and crows, jays, ducks, seagulls and owls will eat slugs.
    • Crows belong to the family of corvids, which also includes rooks, jays, ravens and jackdaws.
    • Outside the city walls, the fields would have supported birds such as starlings, rooks and crows, just as you can see today but in greater abundance.
    1.2 (in chess) torre (feminine)
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    • With the rise in use of exchange sacrifices, rook versus minor piece endgames are becoming more common, and there are key defensive techniques that a player must know.
    • In the even rarer case of two rooks vs. three minor pieces, the limited statistics give the minor pieces a slight edge provided they include the bishop pair, which they usually do.
    • All the pieces move in straight lines like the rook or castle in chess, and a piece may be moved any number of squares providing no other piece is standing in the way.

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There are 2 translations of rook in Spanish:

rook2

vt

  • [colloquial/familiar] estafar to rook sb of sth estafarle algo a algn
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    • And they were convinced they'd rooked us… Yeah, the perfect business deal.
    • He once said: ‘If we were to apply the Sermon on the Mount to our business, we would be rooked within six months.’
    • I started to notice that I was getting rooked by the sites about a year ago.

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Word of the day amnistiar
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to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.