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Related / Similar Words: Corvus frugilegus, castle, victimize, swindle, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con

 

Definition:
  • common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow;
  • (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard;
  • deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change";

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    Hyponyms: short-change, short

     

    Member Meronyms: Corvus, genus Corvus

     

    Derivational Morphology: castle, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, scam, cozenage, swindle, cheat, rig, exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: gakuša   Croatian: top  
    Danish: tårn   Dutch: roek and toren  
    Esperanto: turo   Estonian: vanker  
    Finnish: mustavaris and torni   French: corbeau freux and tour  
    Frisian: stins   Galician: torre  
    German: Saatkrähe and Turm   Greek: πύργος and σταροκόρακας  
    Hebrew: צריח   Hindi: हाथी  
    Hungarian: bástya and vetési varjú   Icelandic: hrókur  
    Indonesian: benteng   Irish: caiseal  
    Italian: rocco   Japanese: ルーク  
    Latin: turris   Latvian: tornis  
    Lithuanian: bokštas   Macedonian: топ  
    Norwegian: tårn   Polish: gawron and wieża  
    Portuguese: torre   Romanian: turn  
    Russian: грач and ладья   Slovak: veža  
    Slovene: trdnjava   Spanish: graja and torre  
    Swedish: råka and torn   Turkish: kale  
    Ukrainian: тура   Welsh: castell  
     
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