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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PO'KING, ppr. Feeling in the dark; stirring with a poker; thrusting at with the horns; putting a poke on.
PO'KING, a. Drudging; servile.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist" [syn: jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Poke Poke, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poked; p. pr. & vb. n. Poking.] [Cf. LG. poken to prick, pierce, thrust, pok a dagger, knife, D. pook, G. pocken to beat, also Ir. poc a blow, Gael. puc to push.] 1. To thrust or push against or into with anything pointed; hence, to stir up; to excite; as, to poke a fire. He poked John, and said ``Sleepest thou ?'' --Chaucer. 2. To thrust with the horns; to gore. 3. [From 5th Poke, 3.] To put a poke on; as, to poke an ox. [Colloq. U. S.] To poke fun, to excite fun; to joke; to jest. [Colloq.] To poke fun at, to make a butt of; to ridicule. [Colloq.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Poking Pok"ing, a. Drudging; servile. [Colloq.] Bred to some poking profession. --Gray.

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ambling, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, deliberate, delving, digging, easy, faltering, fishing, flagging, foot-dragging, gentle, gradual, halting, hobbled, hobbling, idle, in search of, indolent, languid, languorous, lazy, leisurely, limping, loaded for bear, looking for, lumbering, moderate, nosy, out for, out for bear, poky, probing, prying, relaxed, reluctant, sauntering, searching, shuffling, slack, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, staggering, strolling, tentative, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turtlelike, unhurried, waddling



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