- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. Applied to small streams, as the Arnon, Jabbok, etc. Isaiah (15:7) speaks of the "book of the willows," probably the Wady-el-Asha.
3. In Isaiah 19:7 the river Nile is meant, as rendered in the Revised Version.
BROOK, noun [Gr. to rain, to pour, to flow.] A small natural stream of water, or a current flowing from a spring or fountain less than a river. In some parts of America, run is used in a like sense; but run is also applied to larger streams than brook
BROOK, verb transitive [Gr. to eat, to grind the teeth.] Literally, to chew or digest, as the Fr. digerir. Hence,
To bear; to endure; to support; as, young men cannot brook restraint.
BROOK'-LIME, noun [brook and lime.] A plant, a species of Veronica, called becabunga, with blue flowers in loose lateral spikes.
BROOK'-MINT, noun The water mint.
BROOK'-WEED, noun A plant, water pimpernel, the Samolus.
BROOK'Y, adjective Abounding with brooks.