Definition for Brook (-s)

brook (-s), n. [OE.] (webplay: river, run, water).

  1. Circulation; flow; current of blood; [fig.] sunset; colorful evening sky.
  2. Vitality; excitement; internal energy; source of power; [fig.] zeal; fervor; passion; significant feeling; emotional surge.
  3. Outpouring; outflow; [fig.] joy; pleasure; delight; refreshing scene; beautiful perspective.
  4. Stream; creek; living water; natural flowing current; [fig.] truth; knowledge; intelligence; sublime thought (see Deuteronomy 8:7).
  5. Fabric; material; smooth length of cloth; [fig.] pall; shroud; winding sheet; burial clothes.
  6. Source; spring; fountainhead.
  7. Drenching; drowning place; dangerous waters; [fig.] quenching; extinction; brink of death; limit of human experience.

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