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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 ?
Now, cook, said Stubb, resuming his supper at the capstan; Stand just where you stood before, there, over against me, and pay particular attention.
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.
Clinging to the woodwork, staggering with the roll of the ship, and aided by the cook, I managed to slip into a rough woollen undershirt.
The cook turned his watery blue eyes upon Rokoff and smiled vacuously.
I'm going to learn how to cook and make over dresses.
She went up to the pan, to the great astonishment of the cook, who stood motionless at the sight of her.
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.
And he drew his own sword and crossed weapons with the cook.
A cook who is a perfect mistress of her art, who asks for no perquisites, who allows no waste, who never quarrels with the other servants, who drinks nothing stronger than tea, who is to be trusted with untold gold--is not a cook easily replaced.
said the Fingers; but they had to hold her tight while the cook dropped some sealing-wax on the needle and stuck it in the front of her dress.
Then her eyes, always alert for the affairs of her kitchen, fell on some action of the Chinese cook which aroused her violent disapproval.