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Definition of Poke
PokePoke Poke, n. [AS. poca, poha, pohha; akin to Icel. poki, OD.
poke, and perh. to E. pock; cf. also Gael. poca, and OF.
poque. Cf. Pock, Pocket, Pouch.]
1. A bag; a sack; a pocket. ``He drew a dial from his poke.'
They wallowed as pigs in a poke. --Chaucer.
2. A long, wide sleeve; -- called also poke sleeve.
To boy a pig a poke (that is, in a bag), to buy a thing
without knowledge or examination of it. --Camden. PokePoke Poke, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Poking.] [Cf. LG. poken to prick, pierce, thrust, pok a
dagger, knife, D. pook, G. pocken to beat, also Ir. poc a
blow, Gael. puc to push.]
1. To thrust or push against or into with anything pointed;
hence, to stir up; to excite; as, to poke a fire.
He poked John, and said ``Sleepest thou ?'
2. To thrust with the horns; to gore.
3. [From 5th Poke, 3.] To put a poke on; as, to poke an ox.
[Colloq. U. S.]
To poke fun, to excite fun; to joke; to jest. [Colloq.]
To poke fun at, to make a butt of; to ridicule. [Colloq.] PokePoke Poke, n. (Bot.)
A large North American herb of the genus Phytolacca (P.
decandra), bearing dark purple juicy berries; -- called also
garget, pigeon berry, pocan, and pokeweed. The root
and berries have emetic and purgative properties, and are
used in medicine. The young shoots are sometimes eaten as a
substitute for asparagus, and the berries are said to be used
in Europe to color wine. PokePoke Poke, n.
1. The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the
ribs. --Ld. Lytton.
2. A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting
person. [Slang, U.S.] --Bartlett.
3. A contrivance to prevent an animal from leaping or
breaking through fences. It consists of a yoke with a pole
inserted, pointed forward. [U.S.]
Poke bonnet, a bonnet with a straight, projecting front.
Meaning of Poke from wikipedia
(game), a two-player card game Poke
(Ender's Game), a fictional character Poke
(confectionery), a dry, cone-shaped pastry
/poʊˈkeɪ/ (Hawaiian for "to slice" or "cut crosswise
into pieces"; sometimes stylized Poké
to aid pronunciation) is diced
raw fish served
salat, or poke sallet
(Hawaiian dish), a salad
made from marinated
raw fish Poke salad
(aka poke salat
- The Poke
is a British satirical
website. It was launched
in 2002 as a fanzine distributed
at the Edinburgh Festival
and independent music
stores. The website...
americana, also known
pokeweed, pokeweed, poke
sallet, or poke
salad, is a poisonous, herbaceous perennial plant
in the pokeweed...
- The idioms
pig in a poke
and sell a pup (or buy a pup) refer
to a confidence trick originating
in the Late Middle
Ages, when meat was scarce, but cats...
- m****-producible spherical
Ball at it. If the Pokémon is unable
of the Poké
Ball, it is considered
to be under
- In computer
jargon, a killer poke
is a method
of inducing physical hardware damage
on a machine
or its peripherals
by the insertion
- are often mistaken
Balls, due to their shape
and color schemes which highly resemble Poké
Balls. Various types
of Poké Balls
- A poke bonnet
(sometimes also referred
to as a Neapolitan
bonnet) is a women's bonnet, featuring
a small crown
and wide and rounded front
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