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Definition of poker

Poker
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 comparing card games in which players wager over which hand is best according to that specific game's rules. It is pla**** worldwide...
- 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...
- PokerStars is an online poker cardroom. It is the largest real money online poker site in the world, controlling over two-thirds of the total online poker...
- Poker, see the Poker category of words in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The following is a glossary of poker terms used in the card game of poker....
- "Poker Face" is a song by American singer Lady Gaga from her debut studio album, The Fame (2008). It was released on September 23, 2008, as the album's...
- The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Paradise, Nevada and, since 2004, sponsored by Caesars Entertainment...
- 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...
- professional poker player who has won six World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and two World Poker Tour (WPT) championship titles. In 2014, independent poker ranking...
- The card game of poker has many variations, most of which were created in the United States in the mid-1800s through the early 1900s. The standard order...
- In the game of poker, the play largely centers on the act of betting, and as such, a protocol has been developed to speed up play, lessen confusion, and...