Proke
Proke \Proke\, v. i. To poke; to thrust. [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster]

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  • proke — ˈprōk verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English proken; akin to Low German proken to prod, poke dialect Britain : poke, stir …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prowl — Prowl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prowled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prowling}.] [OE. prollen to search about; of uncertain origin, perh. for proglen, a dim. of prog to beg, or proke to poke. Cf. {Proke}.] 1. To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prowled — Prowl Prowl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prowled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prowling}.] [OE. prollen to search about; of uncertain origin, perh. for proglen, a dim. of prog to beg, or proke to poke. Cf. {Proke}.] 1. To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prowling — Prowl Prowl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prowled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prowling}.] [OE. prollen to search about; of uncertain origin, perh. for proglen, a dim. of prog to beg, or proke to poke. Cf. {Proke}.] 1. To rove over, through, or about in a stealthy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vosgien — Pour l abbé Vosgien, voir Jean Baptiste Ladvocat. Vosgien Lo prochège des Vosges Parlée en France Région Départements Vosges 88, Moselle 57, Bas Rhin 67, Haut Rhin 68 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • proker — prōkˈer noun A poker • • • Main Entry: ↑proke …   Useful english dictionary

  • proague — proague, proak obs. ff. prog n.2, proke …   Useful english dictionary

  • proak — proague, proak obs. ff. prog n.2, proke …   Useful english dictionary

  • PRAGER, RICHARD — (1883–1945), German astronomer. Prager was born in Hanover. In 1908 he joined the Berlin Academy of Sciences; and in 1909 was appointed head of a department in the National Observatory in Santiago, Chile. From 1913 onward he worked as scientific… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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