Puke Puke, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puking}.] [Cf. G. spucken to spit, and E. spew.] To eject the contests of the stomach; to vomit; to spew. [1913 Webster]

The infant Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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