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brood

brood
(a.) Sitting or inclined to sit on eggs.
(a.) Kept for breeding from; as, a brood mare; brood stock; having young; as, a brood sow.
(v. i.) To sit on and cover eggs, as a fowl, for the purpose of warming them and hatching the young; or to sit over and cover young, as a hen her chickens, in order to warm and protect them; hence, to sit quietly, as if brooding.
(v. i.) To have the mind dwell continuously or moodily on a subject; to think long and anxiously; to be in a state of gloomy, serious thought; -- usually followed by over or on; as, to brood over misfortunes.
(v. t.) The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chickens.
(v. t.) The young from the same dam, whether produced at the same time or not; young children of the same mother, especially if nearly of the same age; offspring; progeny; as, a woman with a brood of children.
(v. t.) That which is bred or produced; breed; species.
(v. t.) Heavy waste in tin and copper ores.
(v. t.) To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens.
(v. t.) To cherish with care.
(v. t.) To think anxiously or moodily upon.

brook

brook
(v. t.) A natural stream of water smaller than a river or creek.
(v. t.) To use; to enjoy.
(v. t.) To bear; to endure; to put up with; to tolerate; as, young men can not brook restraint.
(v. t.) To deserve; to earn.

broom

broom
(n.) A plant having twigs suitable for making brooms to sweep with when bound together; esp., the Cytisus scoparius of Western Europe, which is a low shrub with long, straight, green, angular branches, minute leaves, and large yellow flowers.
(n.) An implement for sweeping floors, etc., commonly made of the panicles or tops of broom corn, bound together or attached to a long wooden handle; -- so called because originally made of the twigs of the broom.
(v. t.) See Bream.

crook

crook
(n.) A bend, turn, or curve; curvature; flexure.
(n.) Any implement having a bent or crooked end.
(n.) The staff used by a shepherd, the hook of which serves to hold a runaway sheep.
(n.) A bishop's staff of office. Cf. Pastoral staff.
(n.) A pothook.
(n.) An artifice; trick; tricky device; subterfuge.
(n.) A small tube, usually curved, applied to a trumpet, horn, etc., to change its pitch or key.
(n.) A person given to fraudulent practices; an accomplice of thieves, forgers, etc.
(n.) To turn from a straight line; to bend; to curve.
(n.) To turn from the path of rectitude; to pervert; to misapply; to twist.
(v. i.) To bend; to curve; to wind; to have a curvature.

croon

croon
(n.) A low, continued moan; a murmur.
(n.) A low singing; a plain, artless melody.
(v. i.) To make a continuous hollow moan, as cattle do when in pain.
(v. i.) To hum or sing in a low tone; to murmur softly.
(v. t.) To sing in a low tone, as if to one's self; to hum.
(v. t.) To soothe by singing softly.

drool

drool
(v. i.) To drivel, or drop saliva; as, the child drools.

droop

droop
(n.) A drooping; as, a droop of the eye.
(v. i.) To hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or exhaustion, want of nourishment, or the like.
(v. i.) To grow weak or faint with disappointment, grief, or like causes; to be dispirited or depressed; to languish; as, her spirits drooped.
(v. i.) To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline.
(v. t.) To let droop or sink.

groom

groom
(n.) A boy or young man; a waiter; a servant; especially, a man or boy who has charge of horses, or the stable.
(n.) One of several officers of the English royal household, chiefly in the lord chamberlain's department; as, the groom of the chamber; the groom of the stole.
(n.) A man recently married, or about to be married; a bridegroom.
(v. i.) To tend or care for, or to curry or clean, as a, horse.

kroon

kroon
The basic unit of money in Estonia

proof

proof
(a.) Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge.
(a.) Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof.
(a.) Being of a certain standard as to strength; -- said of alcoholic liquors.
(n.) Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a trial.
(n.) That degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief; a test by facts or arguments that induce, or tend to induce, certainty of the judgment; conclusive evidence; demonstration.
(n.) The quality or state of having been proved or tried; firmness or hardness that resists impression, or does not yield to force; impenetrability of physical bodies.
(n.) Firmness of mind; stability not to be shaken.
(n.) A trial impression, as from type, taken for correction or examination; -- called also proof sheet.
(n.) A process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed. Cf. Prove, v. t., 5.
(v. t.) Armor of excellent or tried quality, and deemed impenetrable; properly, armor of proof.

troop

troop
(n.) A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
(n.) Soldiers, collectively; an army; -- now generally used in the plural.
(n.) Specifically, a small body of cavalry, light horse, or dragoons, consisting usually of about sixty men, commanded by a captain; the unit of formation of cavalry, corresponding to the company in infantry. Formerly, also, a company of horse artillery; a battery.
(n.) A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
(n.) A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.
(v. i.) To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
(v. i.) To march on; to go forward in haste.

wroot

wroot
Imp. of Write. Wrote.