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Cooke

[koo k] /kʊk/
noun
1.
(Alfred) Alistair, 1908–2004, English journalist and broadcaster.
3.
Jay, 1821–1905, U.S. financier.
4.
Terence (James), Cardinal, 1921–83, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: archbishop of New York 1968–83.

Coke

or Cooke

[koo k] /kʊk/
noun
1.
Sir Edward, 1552–1634, English jurist and writer on law.
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Cooke

noun
1.
Norman, real name Quentin Cooke, also known as Fatboy Slim. born 1963, British disc jockey, pop musician, and record producer; hit records include You've Come a Long Way, Baby (1998) and "Praise You" (2001)

coke1

/kəʊk/
noun
1.
a solid-fuel product containing about 80 per cent of carbon produced by distillation of coal to drive off its volatile constituents: used as a fuel and in metallurgy as a reducing agent for converting metal oxides into metals
2.
any similar material, such as the layer formed in the cylinders of a car engine by incomplete combustion of the fuel
verb
3.
to become or convert into coke
Word Origin
C17: probably a variant of C14 northern English dialect colk core, of obscure origin

coke2

/kəʊk/
noun
1.
(slang) short for cocaine

Coke1

/kəʊk/
noun
1.
trademark short for Coca-Cola

Coke2

/kʊk; kəʊk/
noun
1.
Sir Edward. 1552–1634, English jurist, noted for his defence of the common law against encroachment from the Crown: the Petition of Right (1628) was largely his work
2.
(kʊk). Thomas William, 1st Earl of Leicester, known as Coke of Holkham. 1752–1842, English agriculturist: pioneered agricultural improvement and considerably improved productivity at his Holkham estate in Norfolk
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Contemporary definitions for Cooke
noun

See Coca-Cola

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Word Origin and History for Cooke

coke

n.

"residue of fuel," 1690s, northern English dialect, perhaps a variant of Middle English colke "core, charcoal" (c.1400), itself possibly related to -colc, an Old English word for "pit," which perhaps would give it a sense of "what is left in the pit after a fire."

shortened form of cocaine, 1908, American English.

Coke

soft drink, 1909, shortening of brand name Coca-Cola.

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Cooke in Medicine

coke (kōk)
n.
Cocaine.

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Slang definitions & phrases for Cooke

coke

modifier

: coke peddlers/ coke sniffer

noun

Cocaine (1908+)

Coke

noun

Coca-Cola, trademark name of a soft drink (1909+)

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Related Abbreviations for Cooke

coke

cocaine
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