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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 ?
In the first place, how old are you, cook? What dat do wid de 'teak, said the old black, testily.
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.
Snagsby alone, is heard in Cook's Court very often.
Pea-soup was a common article in his diet, as well as potatoes and beans, the latter large and brown and cooked in Mexican style.
'All right, let it be the little one!' he said, backing the intelligent horse, which all the time kept pretending to bite him, into the shafts, and with the aid of the cook's husband he proceeded to harness.
"Have you any dry clothes I may put on?" I asked the cook.
The cook turned his watery blue eyes upon Rokoff and smiled vacuously.
The cook, when she had cleaned the fish, put them in a pan with some oil to fry them.
While she was trying to fix on one, the cook took the cauldron of soup off the fire, and at once set to work throwing everything within her reach at the Duchess and the baby --the fire-irons came first; then followed a shower of saucepans, plates, and dishes.
So defend yourself and see that you prove the better man." And he drew his own sword and crossed weapons with the cook.
--THESE shall we slaughter quickly, and cook spicily with sage: it is so that I like them.