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Brook meaning

brook - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. A natural stream of water smaller than a river or creek.
  2. 2. To use; to enjoy.
  3. 3. To bear; to endure; to put up with; to tolerate; as, young men can not brook restraint.
  4. 4. To deserve; to earn.
  5. 5. A small natural stream.
  6. 6. To bear; to tolerate.

brook - examples of usage

  1. Ay, and a third is entering at the bottom there, one by one, over the brook. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. His life is peaceful as a meadow brook. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  3. Flashes of brilliant lightning seemed to sweep down the narrow street, which ran like a brook with the storm- water; the thunder seemed to descend and shake the solid walls. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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