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  • n. Plural form of brook.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of brook.


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  • Finally, an older white haired gentleman wearing the latest in brooks brothers, asked if we needed directions.

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  • In tumbling mountain brooks and streams with lots of pocket water, cast upstream and reach with your rod tip to guide the spinner back along the edges of larger rocks.

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  • I have seen ice fields and snow and mountain brooks, with water as white as milk.

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  • The rills from above, and other mountain brooks, pouring from abrupt falls down the craigs, covered him with spray, and intercepted his passage.

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  • The very heart and soul of Raymond and Perdita had mingled, even as two mountain brooks that join in their descent, and murmuring and sparkling flow over shining pebbles, beside starry flowers; but let one desert its primal course, or be dammed up by choaking obstruction, and the other shrinks in its altered banks.


  • It is testimony to the manner in which he has taken to Test cricket - to the manner born indeed - that when the England team is being discussed in the pub his name brooks no argument or debate.

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  • I was born free, and that I might live in freedom I chose the solitude of the fields; in the trees of the mountains I find society, the clear waters of the brooks are my mirrors, and to the trees and waters I make known my thoughts and charms.

    Don Quixote

  • The character of the water depends upon whether the lake is fed by brooks, that is, by the rain falling upon the watershed, or also by springs.

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  • The butterflies and the flowers and the brooks were her friends.

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  • Their favorite spot is along the edges of mountain brooks.

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