What does the word poke mean?

Usage examples for poke

  1. " Well, we won't buy a pig in a poke," said old Jeremiah sturdily. – Under the Skylights by 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 by Ralph Connor
  3. Such proved to be the fact with Captain Poke on the present occasion. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper