What does the word cook mean?

Usage examples for cook

  1. " We had a company of friends invited for dinner to- day," she said, " and our cook was ill- or said she was- and had to go. – Adventures In Friendship by David Grayson
  2. You ought to try my cook." – Skinner's Dress Suit by Henry Irving Dodge
  3. If we cook for us three, that is all we can do." – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray