Definition of Cooke
1. Noun. United States journalist (born in England in 1908).
Geographical relationships: England
Generic synonyms: Journalist
2. Noun. United States financier who marketed Union bonds to finance the American Civil War; the failure of his bank resulted in a financial panic in 1873 (1821-1905).
Definition of Cooke
1. Proper noun. An English occupational surname for a cook, or a seller of cooked food. ¹
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Literary usage of Cooke
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1891)
"in goodes inde domino Régi ij.j. George the presidentes Cooke at xx. i. inde domino Régi . iiij. d. William Cooke of Magdalen Hall at xx. s iiij. d. ..."
2. Catalogueby Manton Free Library, Exeter, R.I. Manton Free Library, Washburn Observatory, Colorado State Library, Exeter (R.I.), Woodman Astronomical Library, Liverpool (England) by Manton Free Library, Exeter, R.I. Manton Free Library, Washburn Observatory, Colorado State Library, Exeter (R.I.), Woodman Astronomical Library, Liverpool (England) (1884)
"1882 Cooke, Bancroft. An Introduction to Robert Browning : a Criticism of the ... 1876 Cooke, George A. Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography ..."
3. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Eugene Campbell Barker, Herbert Eugene Bolton, University of Texas at Austin Center for Studies in Texas History (1906)
"William G. Cooke, celebrated in the annals of the Texan Revolu- tion and of the ... He was the son of Adam and Martha (Riddell) Cooke, both of whom were ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, John Leycester Adolphus, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1833)
"was a binding Cooke, upon each other. This document began as accord ... Among other things, they directed a conveyance to Sunderland Cooke of a VOT,. III. ..."
5. American Book Prices Current (1913)
"Hartford, $27-50. with his autograph in pencil), Cooke, A., Oct. 14, '12. ... Bds., Cooke, A., Oct. 14, '12. (114) $5.25. English as She is Taught. ..."
6. A Dictionary of American Authors by Oscar Fay Adams (1897)
"Cooke, John Estén. Va., 1830-1886. A noted Virginia author who served in the ... Brother of JE Cooke, supra. A Virginia lawyer whose verse was once very ..."