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[broo k-lit]
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  1. a small brook.
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Origin of brooklet

First recorded in 1805–15; brook1 + -let
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Related Words for brooklet

rill, run, tributary, ditch, brook, burn, rivulet, crick, race, watercourse, spring, river, runnel, brooklet, streamlet

Examples from the Web for brooklet

Historical Examples of brooklet

  • How the Brooklet was born; and lodged; and wandered off one rainy day.

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851


  • I presume "brookless plash" is a misprint for "brooklet's plash."

  • They had been sitting beside the brooklet, on the soft green-sward.

    A Friend of Caesar

    William Stearns Davis

  • Then for wine cooled in a brooklet losing itself in silver sands!

    Pagan Papers

    Kenneth Grahame

  • Without a word Paul vanished in the thick undergrowth beyond the brooklet.

British Dictionary definitions for brooklet


  1. a small brook
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