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stone broke

Broke

[brohk]

Broke may refer to:

  • To being currently (but not necessarily permanently) out of money
  • The expression stone broke refers to a craftsman's stone bench being broken if he failed to pay his debts. (Robert L. Shook, The Book of Why, 1983)
  • Broke, New South wales, village in Australia
  • Discarded paper created when a break occurs in the normally continuous papermaking process. The broke is usually recycled.
  • Snapped in half or ripped

People

  • Arthur Broke (or Brooke) (died 1593), translator of The Tragicall Historie of Romeus and Juliett
  • Philip Broke (1776-1841), officer in the British Navy

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