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COOK, verb transitive [Latin]

1. To prepare, as victuals for the table, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc. To dress, as meat or vegetables, for eating.

2. To prepare for any purpose.

3. To throw. [Obs. or local.]

COOK, verb intransitive To make the noise of the cuckoo.

COOK, noun [Latin] One whose occupation is to prepare victuals for the table; a man or woman who dresses meat or vegetables for eating.