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Etymology 1

Old English brōc. Cognate with Dutch brock, German Bruch.

Noun

Singular
brook

Plural
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  1. A body of running water smaller than a river; a small stream.
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Etymology 2

Old English brūcan. Cognate with Dutch bruiken, German brauchen; related to Latin frui.

Verb

Infinitive
to brook

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to brook (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To enjoy.
  2. (transitive) To tolerate (usually used in the negative).
    I will not brook any disobedience.
    I will brook no refusal.
Translations

Scots

Verb

tae brook

  1. To enjoy.

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