poke

Part of speech: verb

To push against or into; push in or out.

Part of speech: verb

To go sluggishly or gropingly.

Part of speech: noun

A collar with an attachment, to keep animals from passing fences.

Part of speech: noun

The pokeweed.

Part of speech: noun

A pocket or bag.

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Usage examples "poke":

  1. " Well, we won't buy a pig in a poke," said old Jeremiah sturdily. - "Under the Skylights", Henry Blake Fuller.
  2. Consequently she considered it her duty to arouse the snoozing McFettridge with a vigorous poke in the small of the back. - "The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land", Ralph Connor.
  3. Such proved to be the fact with Captain Poke on the present occasion. - "The Monikins", J. Fenimore Cooper.