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Abrook

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To Abro'ok. v.a. [from To brook, with a superabundant, a word not in use.] To brook, to bear, to endure.

Sweet Nell, ill can thy noble mind abrook
The abject people gazing on thy face
With envious looks, still laughing at thy shame.
Shakespeare's Henry VI. p. ii.

Sources: Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 2 (49)

Attributes: Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Abrook." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 26, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=797.


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