Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Waste arising from the preparation of skins, composed of hair, lime, oil, etc. It is used as manure.
  • An obsolete spelling of pole.

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

  • noun Waste matter from the preparation of skins, consisting of hair, lime, oil, etc.

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

  • noun waste matter from the preparation of skins, consisting of hair, lime, oil, etc.

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  • I thought manure consists of feces. How can hair, lime and oil be classified as manure?

    Never heard of the word POAK.

    May 18, 2020

  • Found this:

    Any substance added to the soil with the view of rendering it more fertile; specifically, and as used in leases and other contracts relating to real property, the excrementitious product of livestock, with refuse litter, accumulated, and used for enriching the land.

    May 18, 2020