- (Alfred) Alistair,1908–2004, English journalist and broadcaster.
- Coke, Sir Edward.
- Jay,1821–1905, U.S. financier.
- Terence (James), Cardinal,1921–83, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: archbishop of New York 1968–83.
- Sir Edward,1552–1634, English jurist and writer on law.
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Contemporary Examples of cooke
However, Cooke can never really bring himself to see Joplin as ruined by the limelight.
Cooke describes Joplin as being “always on the prowl and vocal about it.”
Cooke writes, “In our conversations among the band she has revealed in a matter-of-fact way that she has had affairs with women.”
It was also her open sexual appetite, which Cooke brings up in section after section of the book.
The distance Cooke exhibits in his writing reflects the distance he created in real life.
Historical Examples of cooke
Cooke, on the other hand, declared that his sole object was to make a fortune from the scheme.
If it was mainly invented by Wheatstone, it was chiefly introduced by Cooke.
The year of the telegraph—1837—was an important one for Morse, as it was for Cooke and Wheatstone.
The latter had given Cooke fresh hopes of success when he was worn and discouraged.
There are those who claim that he was unjust to Cooke, making him more of a drunkard than he really was.Andr
- 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)
- 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
- to become or convert into coke
Word Origin for coke
- slang short for cocaine
- trademark short for Coca-Cola
- 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
"residue of fuel," 1690s, northern English dialect, perhaps a variant of Middle English colke "core, charcoal" (c.1400), itself possibly related to -colc, an Old English word for "pit," which perhaps would give it a sense of "what is left in the pit after a fire."
soft drink, 1909, shortening of brand name Coca-Cola.
shortened form of cocaine, 1908, American English.