from The Century Dictionary.

  • To thrust; push; poke.
  • To thrust; push; butt.
  • noun In mining, a small run in pipes, found connecting the ore running through the vein.
  • noun An obsolete spelling of book.
  • A dialectal form of bock, bolk.

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

  • verb Obs. or Dial. To poke; to thrust.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive, intransitive To thrust or push out; butt; poke.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Origin uncertain. Possibily a variation of poke, or a blend of butt and poke.



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  • Verb, denotes action in a sentence. Like 'oberdare' only not.

    Inexplicably linked to cup, or water.

    July 9, 2008

  • I liked the definition of is as to butt / poke.

    March 21, 2009

  • see also boak.

    July 15, 2013