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Rook Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Slimbridge Wetland Centre, England
GPS: 51.7N, -2.4W, elev=28' MAP
Date: December 28, 2011
ID : B13K1706 [4896 x 3264]

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SPECIES INFO

Rook may refer to:

Bird
  • Rook (bird), a member of the passerine order of birds and the crow family

Games
  • Rook (chess), a piece in the board game of chess, often called a castle
    • Rook's graph, a graph that represents all legal moves of the rook piece on a chessboard
  • Rook (card game), a trick-taking game played with a deck of Rook playing cards, introduced in 1906 by Parker Brothers as an alternative to standard playing cards

People
  • Alan Rook, edited the 1936 issue of New Oxford Poetry, he was one of the Cairo poets
  • Jean Rook, British newspaper columnist
  • Susan Rook, journalist and photographer best known for her years as a CNN anchor for PrimeNews

Other
  • Rook (album), a 2008 album by Shearwater
  • Rook (rocket), a British rocket, twenty five were launched between 1959 and 1972
  • Rook (1874-1892) GWR no. 2176, one of 7 steam South Devon Railway 0-4-0 locomotives, Raven class
  • Montes Rook, a ring-shaped mountain range that lies along the western limb of the Moon
  • The Rook (comics), a time-traveling comic book character whose adventures were chronicled in various issues of Eerie magazine
  • Rook (piercing), a piercing on the anti-helix of the ear
  • The Edge Chronicles: Rook Barkwater Saga, a saga in The Edge Chronicles by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
  • Rook Barkwater, a fictional character in the children's book series The Edge Chronicles
  • The Rook, a 1940s era pulp adventure hero, is the title character in a series of novellas and short stories by author Barry Reese
  • Rook (Transformers), a fictional Transformers character
  • Rook Castle, a character in the Battle Arena Toshinden fighting game series

See also
  • Rooks (disambiguation page)
  • Rookery, an animal breeding colony
  • Rookery (slum), a slang expression for a city slum
  • Rookie, (mainly in North American usage), a person who is relatively new to an activity
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