Brook meaning

bro͝ok
A small stream, usually not so large as a river.
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To put up with; tolerate.

We will brook no further argument.

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A surname, a transliteration and normalization of Hebrew ברך (barúkh, “blessed”).
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The definition of a brook is a small stream.

An example of a brook is a small flow of water along a wooded path.

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To put up with; endure.

I will brook no interference.

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To bear; endure; support; put up with; tolerate (usually used in the negative, with an abstract noun as object).

I will not brook any disobedience. I will brook no refusal.

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A body of running water smaller than a river; a small stream.
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(Sussex, Kent) A water meadow.
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(Sussex, Kent, in the plural) Low, marshy ground.
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A surnamefor someone living by a brook.
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A male given name transferred from the surname.
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A female given name of modern usage; more often spelled Brooke.
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Origin of brook

From Middle English brouken (“to use, enjoy”), from Old English brūcan (“to enjoy, brook, use, possess, partake of, spend”), from Proto-Germanic *brūkaną (“to enjoy, use”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrūg- (“to enjoy”). Cognate with Scots brook, brouk (“to use, enjoy”), West Frisian brûke (“to use”), Dutch bruiken (“to use”), German brauchen (“to need, require, use”), Latin fruor (“enjoy”). Related to fruit.