a body of running water smaller than a river; a small stream. (noun)
a water meadow. (noun)
low, marshy ground. (noun)
To use; enjoy; have the full employment of. (verb)
To earn; deserve. (verb)
To bear; endure; support; put up with; tolerate (usually used in the negative, with an abstract noun as object). (verb)
Examples of word brook
"Off on pressing business," cried the sanguine youth, as he dashed through the kitchen, frightening Alice, and throwing Toozle into convulsions of delight, -- "horribly important business, that 'won't brook delay;' but what _brook_ means is more than I can guess."
"Off on pressing business," cried the sanguine youth, as he dashed through the kitchen, frightening Alice, and throwing Toozle into convulsions of delight -- "horribly important business that ` won't brook delay; 'but what _brook_ means is more than I can guess."
They must go straight over it, till they come to cleared land on the other side; then they must keep along by the edge of the wood, to the right, till they come to the brook; they must _cross the brook_, and follow up the opposite bank, and they'll know the ground when they come to it; or they don't deserve to.
The sound of the mountain brook gives an illusion of rain drops,
This rain, falling on land five, ten, a hundred, a thousand, or ten thousand feet above the sea level, begins to run back to the sea, picking out the easiest road and cutting a channel that we call a brook, a stream, or a river.