poke-pudding
Pokebag Poke"bag`, n. [So called in allusion to its baglike nest.] (Zo["o]l.) The European long-tailed titmouse; -- called also {poke-pudding}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • poke — I Australian Slang 1. (of a male) have sexual intercourse with; 2. punch: poked him one in the eye ; 3. act of sexual intercourse; 4. drug Viagra ; 5. blow with the fist II Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Meaning 1.To prod or point. Dinnae poke… …   English dialects glossary

  • pock-pudding — /pokˈpudˈn/ noun 1. A fruit pudding cooked in a bag 2. A Scottish contemptuous name for a mere Englishman • • • Main Entry: ↑pock * * * pock pudding Sc. var. poke pudding …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian poke — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian pudding — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pokebag — Poke bag , n. [So called in allusion to its baglike nest.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European long tailed titmouse; called also {poke pudding}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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