Definitions for Brookbrʊk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

brookbrʊk(n.)

  1. a small natural stream of fresh water.

Origin of brook:

bef. 900; ME; OE brōc, c. MLG brōk, OHG bruoh marsh

brook′like`(adj.)

brookbrʊk(v.t.)

  1. to bear; suffer; tolerate:

    I will brook no interference.

Origin of brook:

bef. 900; ME brouken, OE brūcan

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brook, creek(verb)

    a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)

    "the creek dried up every summer"

  2. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)

    put up with something or somebody unpleasant

    "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. brook(noun)ʊk

    a small stream

Wiktionary

  1. Brook(ProperNoun)

    for someone living by a brook.

  2. Brook(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Brook(ProperNoun)

    of modern usage; more often spelled Brooke.

  4. Origin: From brouken, from brucan, from brūkanan, from bʰrūg-. Cognate with brook, brouk, brûke, bruiken, brauchen, bruke, fruor. Related to fruit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brook(verb)

    a natural stream of water smaller than a river or creek

  2. Brook(verb)

    to use; to enjoy

  3. Brook(verb)

    to bear; to endure; to put up with; to tolerate; as, young men can not brook restraint

  4. Brook(verb)

    to deserve; to earn

Freebase

  1. Brook

    Brook is a village and civil parish in the Ashford borough of Kent, England, situated about five miles east of Ashford. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 307. The 12th century parish church is dedicated to St Mary. There is also a Baptist chapel. The church of St. Mary, erected about 1075, is of stone, in the Early Norman style, and has a tower containing 3 bells: the tower was struck by lightning in 1896, and the northwest corner destroyed, but was restored in 1899: there are 160 sittings.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

brook(noun)

a small stream.

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