There are 2 translations of rook in Spanish:

rook1

Pronunciation: /rʊk/

n

  • 1.1 [Zool] grajo (m)
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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 (f)
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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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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.