Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a brook or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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brook +‎ -like

Examples

  • Still it was offered them for such a modest number of marks, and their driver proved so friendly and conversable, that they assented to the course of history, and were more and more reconciled as they bowled along through the grand-ducal park beside the waters of the classic Ilm. The waters of the classic Ilm.are sluggish and slimy in places, and in places clear and brooklike, but always a dull dark green in color.

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  • Broadway, and apparently springing from the hollow beneath, where the cable ran with such a brooklike gurgle that any damp-living plant must find itself at home there.

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  • a modest number of marks, and their driver proved so friendly and conversable, that they assented to the course of history, and were more and more reconciled as they bowled along through the grand-ducal park beside the waters of the classic Ilm. The waters of the classic Ilm.are sluggish and slimy in places, and in places clear and brooklike, but always a dull dark green in color.

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