from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large and handsome species of water-hen (Fulica gigas) having dark metallic plumage and a red bill: common in the waters of Lake Titicaca and other mountain lakes of Bolivia and southeastern Peru.
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The Jewish quarter in Vienna is choka with machine gun toting coppers too.
"That was interesting, telling my kids, 'We're going to meet choka,'" he says, using the Ho-Chunk word for grandfather.
For fillings I used sautéed (fried) salt fish and seasoned mashed potatoes (just as you would for a potato ball or choka).
Every Mil SATCOM data channel is choka, so much so PJHQ are renting Civvie ones and scrounging Bandwidth from the Yanks (no change there).
CrameronDiaz I'm never playing women's sports again in ESPN's Beat the Streak-thanks o-choka and the WNBA's Minnesota timberpuffs.
"He was their choka, and they swarmed around him like they knew him from a thousand years ago.