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Definition for brooks (2 of 3)
Origin of brook1
OTHER WORDS FROM brookbrook·less, adjectivebrook·like, adjective
Definition for brooks (3 of 3)
verb (used with object)
Origin of brook2
OTHER WORDS FROM brookbrook·a·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for brooks
When Robert Haile pulled his own weapon, Brooks continued his stick-up.Chicago’s Cops Don’t Even Get Investigated for Shooting People in the Back|Justin Glawe|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brooks later joked of Obama, “[The President] said, David, which sort of wine would you like me to turn your water into?”
Brooks resigned his seat but was immediately returned by his district in a special election.
“Raising the ticket price, just because there is a big demand for tickets, was never an option for me,” Brooks said.
When Brooks went into his second song, an old hit called “Rodeo,” the cheers grew so loud it was hard to hear him sing.
A number of men are now making good money in the Maine woods by searching the brooks for fresh water clams.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas|Stanley R. Matthews
There is a gentleman up-stairs who wants to send back a buggy to Brooks' stable.Bernard Brooks' Adventures|Horatio Alger, Jr.
Now, Brooks had men enough to thrash them soundly, but unless he caught them in the act of spoliation he lacked authority.A Trooper Galahad|Charles King
Brooks and the crewmen laughed loudly as Tom dragged himself to his feet.On the Trail of the Space Pirates|Carey Rockwell
The water-ouzel is found by the alpine lakes and brooks on the mountains of the West.Wild Life on the Rockies|Enos A. Mills