English version

brook in Nature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbrookbrook1 /brʊk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DNa small stream 🔊 a babbling brook
Examples from the Corpus
brook• The real price though, has been paid by the wildlife which once lived in Cannop brook.• They dwelt in brooks and springs and fountains.• Just beyond the bridge, the road follows the brook filled with large black rocks and gravel.• I turned away from the brook and felt strangely restless.• This was the last mill, the brook now wending its way towards the Severn at Minsterworth.• The brook was swollen and Hazel's ears could distinguish the deeper, smoother sound, changed since the day before.• The town brook, now covered over, became a source of energy for saw mills and other trades.• In Kangwon Province, there were villages with trickling brooks and houses with fruit trees in the yard.