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Beryn was 'in hevy plyghte,' when he only lost a rook for nothing; Tale of Beryn, 1812.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The Consul had a good rook-rifle with him; and the kavass, a Serb by nationality, was a very good shot with it.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
"Hear, hear," said everybody except the crow, who hated the rook.
WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
Luke is, doubtless, the stray rook, and a fledgeling hath flown hither from a distant country.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
He was mounted on his old horse, Rook, and looked grim and haggard as a ghost vanishing at the crowing of the cock.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
A shadow sweeps rapidly over the grass—it is that of a rook which has flown between us and the sun.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
And all these thoughts because the passing shadow of a rook caused the eye to gaze upwards into the deep azure of the sky.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The Rook lays four or five eggs of a pale green colour, spotted and blotched with greenish or smoky brown.
BIRDS' NESTS, EGGS AND EGG-COLLECTINGRICHARD KEARTON
In some instances, like those of the Rook, they are found quite blue, minus spots.
BIRDS' NESTS, EGGS AND EGG-COLLECTINGRICHARD KEARTON
Set you down to a rook-pie, and you will engulf a dozen unfortunates before you bury your visage in the pewter.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS

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