brook brook  /b ˈrʊk/


  1. (n) a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
  2. (v) put up with something or somebody unpleasant



  • I released the first brook trout into a once poisoned creek there.


  1. Grace A. Brook

    BOSTON — Grace A. (Gifford) Brook, 76, of Dartmouth, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. She was the wife of Robert F. Brook.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  2. Clemens Brook takes Friday feature | Emerald Downs

    Clemens Brook continued her hard-hitting ways Friday night at Emerald Downs.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Covington Reporter

  3. Residents warned to avoid brook and ponds in Shrewsbury and Northborough after sewage overflow

    State officials advised people to stay away from a brook in Shrewsbury and two ponds in Northborough until at least Monday as a precaution after a sewage system overflowed with rainwater. Water from the week’s rainstorms dislodged a manhole cover, and untreated sewage mixed with rainwater spilled into Hop Brook in Shrewsbury, which flows to Smith Pond and Thayer Pond in Northborough. Drinking ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. "Last year after I played here, that was a hard, hard couple of weeks," said Roddick, who reached his third Wimbledon final by beating Britain's Andy Murray 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/5) in the semi-finals. "Brook and I had a lot of talks on...
    on Jul 3, 2009 By: Andy Roddick Source: AFP

  2. "Dex did a great job," said Augustin, who scored eight of his 23 points during the game-breaking run. "He put his body against him and I don't think Brook could handle that weight."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: DJ Augustin Source: ESPN

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