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  1. English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. someone who cooks food Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To make the noise of the cuckoo. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To throw. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. One whose occupation is to prepare food for the table; one who dresses or cooks meat or vegetables for eating. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A fish, the European striped wrasse. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To concoct or prepare; hence, to tamper with or alter; to garble; -- often with up; as, to cook up a story; to cook an account. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. To prepare food for the table. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. To prepare for eating by boiling, baking, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. To act as a cook. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. One who prepares food for the table. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. To prepare food. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. One whose business is to cook. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. One who prepares food for eating. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. To prepare food by fire. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. To prepare for food by heat; do the work of a cook. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. Cooker. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. One whose occupation is to cook. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. To prepare food for eating by boiling, roasting, baking, &c.; to prepare, with a view to impose upon, as a financial statement; to prepare. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. To dress victuals for the table; to prepare for any purpose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. One whose occupation is to dress food for the table. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  28. a person employed to perform culinary service. In early times among the Hebrews cooking was performed by the mistress of the household ( Genesis 18:2-6 ; Judges 6:19 ), and the process was very expeditiously performed ( Genesis 27:3 Genesis 27:4 Genesis 27:9 Genesis 27:10 ). Professional cooks were afterwards employed ( 1 Samuel 8:13 ; 9:23 ). Few animals, as a rule, were slaughtered (other than sacrifices), except for purposes of hospitality ( Genesis 18:7 ; Luke 15:23 ). The paschal lamb was roasted over a fire ( Exodus 12:8 Exodus 12:9 ; 2 Chr 35:13 ). Cooking by boiling was the usual method adopted ( Leviticus 8:31 ; Exodus 16:23 ). No cooking took place on the Sabbath day ( Exodus 35:3 ). biblestudytools.com
  29. To concoct or prepare; hence, to tamper with or alter; to garble; often with up; as, to cook up a story; to cook an account. dictgcide_fs
  30. kook, v.t. to prepare food: to manipulate for any purpose, or falsify, as accounts, &c.: to concoct.--n. one whose business is to cook.--ns. COOK'ERY, the art or practice of cooking; COOK'ERY-BOOK, a book of receipts for cooking dishes.--n.pl. COOK'ING-APP'LES, &c., apples, &c., sold specially for cooking.--ns. COOK'ING-RANGE, a stove adapted for cooking several things at once; COOK'-ROOM, a room in which food is cooked; COOK'-SHOP, an eating-house.--TO COOK ONE'S GOOSE (slang), to finish off, to kill. [A.S. cóc, a cook (Ger. koch), borrowed from L. coquus.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  31. kook, v.i. to make the sound of the cuckoo. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  32. kook, v.i. (Scot.) to appear and disappear by turns. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  33. One whose business is to cook food; c.-house, outdoor kitchen in warm countries, (on ship, also c.-room) galley; c.-shop, eating-house. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  34. Prepare (food or abs.) by heat; (intr.) undergo cooking; (also c. up) concoct (fig.); (colloq.) tamper with (accounts &c.); c. his goose, do for him, settle his hash. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  35. too many cc. spoil the broth, supernumeraries are worse than useless. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  36. One whose profession is to dress and prepare victuals for the table. Complete Dictionary

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