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Re: Brook no resistance

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on April 02, 2007

In Reply to: Re: Brook no resistance posted by Smokey Stover on April 01, 2007

: : Does anyone know the origin of the phrase "brook no resistance"?

: It's plain English. Look up the word "brook," verb transitive, meaning tolerate, permit.
: SS
Other things you might not wish to brook are contradiction, opposition, insult, refusal, etc. (VSD)