Definition of Poker. Meaning of Poker. Synonyms of Poker

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Definition of Poker

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Poker Pok"er, n. [From Poke to push.] 1. One who pokes. 2. That which pokes or is used in poking, especially a metal bar or rod used in stirring a fire of coals. 3. A poking-stick. --Decker. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The poachard. [Prov. Eng.] Poker picture, a picture formed in imitation of bisterwashed drawings, by singeing the surface of wood with a heated poker or other iron.
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Poker Pok"er, n. [Cf. Dan. pokker the deuce, devil, also W. pwci, a hobgoblin, bugbear, and E. puck.] Any imagined frightful object, especially one supposed to haunt the darkness; a bugbear. [Colloq. U. S.]
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Poachard Poach"ard, n. [From Poach to stab.] [Written also pocard, pochard.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A common European duck (Aythya ferina); -- called also goldhead, poker, and fresh-water, or red-headed, widgeon. (b) The American redhead, which is closely allied to the European poachard. Red-crested poachard (Zo["o]l.), an Old World duck (Branta rufina). Scaup poachard, the scaup duck. Tufted poachard, a scaup duck (Aythya, or Fuligula cristata), native of Europe and Asia.

Meaning of Poker from wikipedia

- Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy, and different skills. All poker variants involve betting as an intrinsic part of play...
- In poker, players form sets of five playing cards, called hands, according to the rules of the game. Each hand has a rank, which is compared against the...
- The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Las Vegas and, since 2004, sponsored by Caesars Entertainment Corporation...
- The following is a glossary of poker terms used in the card game of poker. It supplements the glossary of card game terms. Besides the terms listed here...
- 'em, and holdem) is one of the most po****r variants of the card game of poker. Two cards, known as hole cards, are dealt face down to each player, and...
- Poker face may refer to: Blank expression or poker face Poker face, a poker term for such a blank expression "Poker Face" (Ayumi Hamasaki song), 1998...
- Planning poker, also called Scrum poker, is a consensus-based, gamified technique for estimating, mostly used to estimate effort or relative size of development...
- In poker, the probability of each type of 5-card hand can be computed by calculating the proportion of hands of that type among all possible hands. Probability...
- The card game of poker has many variations, most of which were created in the United States in the mid-1900s. The standard order of play applies to most...
- professional poker player who has won six World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and two World Poker Tour (WPT) championship titles. The independent poker ranking...
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