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Cook

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1. Captain James. 1728--79, British navigator and explorer: claimed the E coast of Australia for Britain, circumnavigated New Zealand, and discovered several Pacific and Atlantic islands (1768--79)
2. Sir Joseph. 1860--1947, Australian statesman, born in England: prime minister of Australia (1913--14)
3. Peter (Edward). 1937--95, British comedy actor and writer, noted esp for his partnership (1960--73) with Dudley Moore
4. Robin, full name Robert Finlayson Cook. born 1946, British Labour politician; foreign secretary (1997--2001), Leader of the House (2001-2003)
5. Thomas. 1808--92, British travel agent; innovator of conducted excursions and founder of the travel agents Thomas Cook and Son

Cook

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1. a mountain in New Zealand, in the South Island, in the Southern Alps: the highest peak in New Zealand. Height: reduced in 1991 by a rockfall from 3764 m (12 349 ft.) to 3754 m (12 316 ft.)
2. a mountain in SE Alaska, in the St. Elias Mountains. Height: 4194 m (13 760 ft.)

What does it mean when you dream about a cook?

This could be little more than a reflection of a daily activity in our dream life. Preparation. Creation, as in the expression “to cook something up.” We also use “cook” in idioms like one’s “goose is cooked” and to “cook the books.”

References in classic literature ?
Well, though, I've heard you say," said George, "that Jinny was a pretty fair cook.
With a nice French bonne to cook -- who wouldn't waste his substance in the grease-pot?
Alice glanced rather anxiously at the cook, to see if she meant to take the hint; but the cook was busily stirring the soup, and seemed not to be listening, so she went on again: `Twenty-four hours, I THINK; or is it twelve?
She went up to the pan, to the great astonishment of the cook, who stood motionless at the sight of her.
But the cook answered, 'There is heat enough there; see for yourself.
Well then," said the cook, "take spoon and all; for Camacho's wealth and happiness furnish everything.
And he drew his own sword and crossed weapons with the cook.
The cook, his shoulders against the locker where he kept the fried pies (Dan was fond of fried pies), peeled potatoes, with one eye on the stove in event of too much water finding its way down the pipe; and the general smell and smother were past all description.
Then the cook sent three servants after them, who were to run and overtake the children.
Then the Cook walked straightway to the broken pantry door, through which he saw Little John tucking a napkin beneath his chin and preparing to make himself merry.
Having given several more orders, he was about to go to his "little countess" to have a rest, but remembering something else of importance, he returned again, called back the cook and the club steward, and again began giving orders.
It was not so very difficult, now that they had a hint as to how the man was dressed, to find the other pieces belonging to him, and as all of them now worked on the cook, trying piece after piece to see if it would fit, they finally had the cook set up complete.