(Alfred) Alistair, 1908–2004, English journalist and broadcaster.
Jay, 1821–1905, U.S. financier.
Terence (James), Cardinal, 1921–83, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: archbishop of New York 1968–83.
Sir Edward, 1552–1634, English jurist and writer on law.
Contemporary Examples

In the final moments, however, LeBron hits a game-winning three-pointer, and Cooke can only stare dumbfounded.
The LeBron James Who Wasn’t: The Story of Lenny Cooke Thomas Flynn December 4, 2013

However, Cooke can never really bring himself to see Joplin as ruined by the limelight.
Janis Joplin’s Kozmic Blues William O’Connor November 7, 2014

Now, Cooke is out with a memoir detailing his time with the rocker.
Janis Joplin’s Kozmic Blues William O’Connor November 7, 2014

Cooke describes Joplin as being “always on the prowl and vocal about it.”
Janis Joplin’s Kozmic Blues William O’Connor November 7, 2014

Cooke writes, “In our conversations among the band she has revealed in a matter-of-fact way that she has had affairs with women.”
Janis Joplin’s Kozmic Blues William O’Connor November 7, 2014

Historical Examples

For example, the case of Palmer, convicted for the poisoning of Cooke.
The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims Andrew Steinmetz

Cooke, on the other hand, declared that his sole object was to make a fortune from the scheme.
Heroes of the Telegraph J. Munro

If the Cooke had been chartered, and sent out for our especial benefit, the capture could not have been more opportune.
Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States Raphael Semmes

The year of the telegraph—1837—was an important one for Morse, as it was for Cooke and Wheatstone.
Heroes of the Telegraph J. Munro

I followed Cooke out through the sap and up the trench a little way to where it turned sharply to avoid a large boulder.
Trenching at Gallipoli John Gallishaw

Norman, real name Quentin Cooke, also known as Fatboy Slim. born 1963, British disc jockey, pop musician, and record producer; hit records include You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (1998) and “Praise You” (2001)
a solid-fuel product containing about 80 per cent of carbon produced by distillation of coal to drive off its volatile constituents: used as a fuel and in metallurgy as a reducing agent for converting metal oxides into metals
any similar material, such as the layer formed in the cylinders of a car engine by incomplete combustion of the fuel
to become or convert into coke
(slang) short for cocaine
trademark short for Coca-Cola
Sir Edward. 1552–1634, English jurist, noted for his defence of the common law against encroachment from the Crown: the Petition of Right (1628) was largely his work
(kʊk). Thomas William, 1st Earl of Leicester, known as Coke of Holkham. 1752–1842, English agriculturist: pioneered agricultural improvement and considerably improved productivity at his Holkham estate in Norfolk

See Coca-Cola

“residue of fuel,” 1690s, northern English dialect, perhaps a variant of Middle English colke “core, charcoal” (c.1400), itself possibly related to -colc, an Old English word for “pit,” which perhaps would give it a sense of “what is left in the pit after a fire.”

shortened form of cocaine, 1908, American English.

soft drink, 1909, shortening of brand name Coca-Cola.

coke (kōk)


: coke peddlers/ coke sniffer


Cocaine (1908+)


Coca-Cola, trademark name of a soft drink (1909+)

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