Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To brook; endure. See brook.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To brook; to endure.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From a- +‎ brook (“to endure”). Compare Old English ābrūcan ("to eat"). More at brook.

Examples

  • Council S.eaker Christine Quinn said S.abrook has been referred to the S.andards and Ethics Committee. see all U.S. News stories

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  • Council S.eaker Christine Quinn said S.abrook has been referred to the S.andards and Ethics Committee. see all U.S. News stories

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  • PORTS.OUTH HERALD - A chemist for an electroplating company which boasts top-tier defense contractors as customers "knowingly and willfully falsified" the amount of toxic pollutants discharged into the S.abrook wastewater system, alleges the U.S. Attorney's office.

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  • North Myrtle Beach Planning Commission workshop, Planning Department conference room at City Hall, 1018 S.cond Ave.S. Topics: final plats for S.abrook Plantation, LLC, and wetland issues.

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