Cooke

[ koo k ]
/ kʊk /

noun

(Alfred) Alistair,1908–2004, English journalist and broadcaster.
Jay,1821–1905, U.S. financier.
Terence (James), Cardinal,1921–83, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: archbishop of New York 1968–83.

Definition for cooke (2 of 2)

Coke

2

or Cooke

[ koo k ]
/ kʊk /

noun

Sir Edward,1552–1634, English jurist and writer on law.

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British Dictionary definitions for cooke (1 of 5)

Cooke

noun

Norman, real name Quentin Cooke, also known as Fatboy Slim. born 1963, British disc jockey, pop musician, and record producer; hit records include You've Come a Long Way, Baby (1998) and "Praise You" (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for cooke (2 of 5)

coke

1
/ (kəʊk) /

noun

a solid-fuel product containing about 80 per cent of carbon produced by distillation of coal to drive off its volatile constituents: used as a fuel and in metallurgy as a reducing agent for converting metal oxides into metals
any similar material, such as the layer formed in the cylinders of a car engine by incomplete combustion of the fuel

verb

to become or convert into coke

Word Origin for coke

C17: probably a variant of C14 northern English dialect colk core, of obscure origin

British Dictionary definitions for cooke (3 of 5)

coke

2
/ (kəʊk) /

noun

slang short for cocaine

British Dictionary definitions for cooke (4 of 5)

Coke

1
/ (kəʊk) /

noun

trademark short for Coca-Cola

British Dictionary definitions for cooke (5 of 5)

Coke

2
/ (kʊk, kəʊk) /

noun

Sir Edward. 1552–1634, English jurist, noted for his defence of the common law against encroachment from the Crown: the Petition of Right (1628) was largely his work
(kʊk) Thomas William, 1st Earl of Leicester, known as Coke of Holkham. 1752–1842, English agriculturist: pioneered agricultural improvement and considerably improved productivity at his Holkham estate in Norfolk

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Medicine definitions for cooke

coke

[ kōk ]

n.

Cocaine.

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