Definitions of poke
n. - A large North American herb of the genus Phytolacca (P. decandra), bearing dark purple juicy berries; -- called also garget, pigeon berry, pocan, and pokeweed. The root and berries have emetic and purgative properties, and are used in medicine. The young shoots are sometimes eaten as a substitute for asparagus, and the berries are said to be used in Europe to color wine. 2
n. - A bag; a sack; a pocket. 2
n. - A long, wide sleeve; -- called also poke sleeve. 2
v. t. - To thrust or push against or into with anything pointed; hence, to stir up; to excite; as, to poke a fire. 2
v. t. - To thrust with the horns; to gore. 2
v. t. - To put a poke on; as, to poke an ox. 2
v. i. - To search; to feel one's way, as in the dark; to grope; as, to poke about. 2
n. - The act of poking; a thrust; a jog; as, a poke in the ribs. 2
n. - A lazy person; a dawdler; also, a stupid or uninteresting person. 2
n. - A contrivance to prevent an animal from leaping or breaking through fences. It consists of a yoke with a pole inserted, pointed forward. 2
The word "poke" uses 4 letters: E K O P.
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