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Definition of brook:

  1. A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian ( see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
  2. A natural stream of water smaller than a river or creek.
  3. To bear; to endure; to put up with; to tolerate; as, young men can not brook restraint.
  4. To deserve; to earn.
  5. To use; to enjoy.


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