cook

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One who manufactures certain illegal drugs, especially meth.

Etymology:

  • From Middle English cook, from Old English cōc, from Latin coquus, from coquō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pekʷ-.
  • Cognate with Low German kokk, Dutch kok, German Koch, Danish kok, Norwegian kokk, Swedish kock, Icelandic kokkur, Spanish cocer.
  • From Middle English coken, from the noun cook.
  • From Old English cōc, from Vulgar Latin cocus, from Latin coquus.
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Police found two meth cooks working in the illicit lab.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'cook':

cookA person who prepares food for a living.
cookThe head cook of a manor house
cookA session of manufacturing certain illegal drugs, especially meth.
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