Poke

Poke
Poke Poke, n. 1. The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the ribs. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]

2. A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting person. [Slang, U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]

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.] [1913 Webster]

{Poke bonnet}, a bonnet with a straight, projecting front. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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