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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Poke \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. [1913 Webster] He poked John, and said "Sleepest thou ?" --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To thrust with the horns; to gore. [1913 Webster] 3. [From 5th Poke, 3.] To put a poke on; as, to poke an ox. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] To poke fun, to excite fun; to joke; to jest. [Colloq.] To poke fun at, to make a butt of; to ridicule. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]




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