from The Century Dictionary.

  • Drudging; servile. [Colloq.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective colloq. Drudging; servile.

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  • verb Present participle of poke.

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  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)


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