Poker
Poker Pok"er, n. [From {Poke} to push.] 1. One who pokes. [1913 Webster]

2. That which pokes or is used in poking, especially a metal bar or rod used in stirring a fire of coals. [1913 Webster]

3. A poking-stick. --Decker. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) The poachard. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Poker picture}, a picture formed in imitation of bisterwashed drawings, by singeing the surface of wood with a heated poker or other iron. --Fairholt. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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