from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Brooke, Rupert Chawner 1887-1915. British poet known for his war poetry suffused with a romantic patriotic quality.

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A female given name transferred from the surname, fairly popular since the 1970s.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English lyric poet (1887-1915)


A topographic surname for someone who lived near a brook. (Wiktionary)



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