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Pronunciation : Cook
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Of imitative origin.]
Definition : Defn: To make the noise of the cuckoo. [Obs. or R.] Constant cuckoos cook on every side. The Silkworms (1599).

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Cook
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Etymol. unknown.]
Definition : Defn: To throw. [Prov.Eng.] "Cook me that ball." Grose.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Cook
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [AS. coc, fr. l. cocus, coquus, coquus, fr. coquere to cook; akin to Gr. pac, and to E. apricot, biscuit, concoct, dyspepsia, precocious. Cf. Pumpkin.]
Definition : 1. One whose occupation is to prepare food for the table; one who dresses or cooks meat or vegetables for eating.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: A fish, the European striped wrasse.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Cook
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat.

2. To concoct or prepare; hence, to tamper with or alter; to garble; -- often with up; as, to cook up a story; to cook an account. [Colloq.] They all of them receive the same advices from abroad, and very often in the same words; but their way of cooking it is so different. Addison.

t. [imp. & p.p. Cooked; p.pr & vb.n. Cooking.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Cook
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To prepare food for the table.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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