Definition of Cooke, Sir William Fothergill in English:

Cooke, Sir William Fothergill

Line breaks: Sir Wil|liam Fother|gill Cooke
Pronunciation: /kʊk
 
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( 1806–79), English inventor. With Sir Charles Wheatstone he invented the electric telegraph alarm.

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Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit