Definition of Brooke

1. Noun. English lyric poet (1887-1915).

Exact synonyms: Rupert Brooke
Generic synonyms: Poet



Definition of Brooke

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English) ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames female given name) transferred from the surname, fairly popular since the 1970s. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete spelling of brook) ¹

4. Verb. (obsolete spelling of brook) ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete spelling of broke) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brooke

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Bronx
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge
Bronx Bombers
Bronx cheer
Bronx cheers
Bronze Age
Bronze Star
Bronze Star Medal
Brook
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Brooke's disease
Brooke's tumour
Brooklyn
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Brooklynese
Brooklynite
Brooklynites
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Broon
Broonale
Broonite
Brose
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Literary usage of Brooke

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"See aleo Brook and brooke. Broke or brooke, Arthur (d. 1563) . ... 1294 Broke or brooke, Sir Richard (d. 1629). . 1296 Broke or brooke, Sir Robert (d. ..."

2. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1906)
"THE brooke FAMILY. A pedigree of this family, taken from the Hampshire Visitation of 1634, and including the Maryland emigrant Robert brooke, is published ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"It appears that in November, 1851, brooke Mackall, Sr., purchased the lot, one half of Key and Dunlop, and the other half of WW "Corcoran. ..."

4. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1917)
"PRESENTATION OF PORTRAIT OF COLONEL WILLIAM brooke RAWLE, AND AN ADDRESS ON HIS MILITARY RECORD. At a meeting of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, ..."

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