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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 ?
You used to think the cook was a treasure," returned Edna, indifferently.
The first to captivate and take his fancy were the pots, out of which he would have very gladly helped himself to a moderate pipkinful; then the wine skins secured his affections; and lastly, the produce of the frying-pans, if, indeed, such imposing cauldrons may be called frying-pans; and unable to control himself or bear it any longer, he approached one of the busy cooks and civilly but hungrily begged permission to soak a scrap of bread in one of the pots; to which the cook made answer, "Brother, this is not a day on which hunger is to have any sway, thanks to the rich Camacho; get down and look about for a ladle and skim off a hen or two, and much good may they do you.
Cooks, shopkeepers, street passengers, told the news from door to door; thence it rose to the upper regions.
As for the numerous servants (more numerous that evening than usual, for their number was augmented by cooks and butlers from the Cafe de Paris), venting on their employers their anger at what they termed the insult to which they had been subjected, they collected in groups in the hall, in the kitchens, or in their rooms, thinking very little of their duty, which was thus naturally interrupted.
Darcy acknowledged, that the partridges were remarkably well done; and I suppose he has two or three French cooks at least.
But he left the matter entirely to his cook, who, like all other cooks, considered nothing fit to eat unless it were rich pastry, or highly-seasoned meat, or spiced sweet cakes--things which Proserpina's mother had never given her, and the smell of which quite took away her appetite, instead of sharpening it.
If his meal is not ready in season, he takes his rifle, hies to the forest or prairie, shoots his own game, lights his fire, and cooks his repast.
But I am bound to state, as you were remarking, Jane, that he is excellent company, and he has one of the best cooks in London, and after a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.
patronized by the cooks and stewards of the fleet, the voice of a man crying "Hot saveloys
He was getting submissive to her, since she paid him with tolerable gains; but fevers and prickly heat, and other evils incidental to cooks in ardent climates, made him long for his native land; so he took ship once more, carrying his six years' savings, and seeing distinctly, this time, what were Fate's intentions as to his career.
And it's just as well they do," she added, "because Bruno likes to cook it himself: and he cooks very queerly.
I commend then peculiar mode of proceeding to the consideration of all butchers, cooks, and housewives.