Poke

Poke

, n. 1. The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the ribs. Ld. Lytton.
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2. A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting person. [Slang, U.S.] Bartlett.
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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.]
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Poke bonnet, a bonnet with a straight, projecting front.
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