Cook

Definition of Cook

Pronunciation: kŎkt
v. i.1.To make the noise of the cuckoo.
Constant cuckoos cook on every side.
- The Silkworms (1599).
v. t.1.To throw.
n.1.One whose occupation is to prepare food for the table; one who dresses or cooks meat or vegetables for eating.
2.(Zool.) A fish, the European striped wrasse.
v. t.1.To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat.
[imp. & p. p. Cooked (kŎkt); p. pr & vb. n. Cooking.]
2.To concoct or prepare; hence, to tamper with or alter; to garble; - often with up; as, to cook up a story; to cook an account.
They all of them receive the same advices from abroad, and very often in the same words; but their way of cooking it is so different.
- Addison.
v. i.1.To prepare food for the table.

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