Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hole in the wall of a furnace through which a slice-bar or poker can be thrust for the purpose of poking the fire.

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Examples

  • The _cabajoutis_ is to Parisian architecture what the _capharnaum_ is to the apartment, -- a poke-hole, where the most heterogeneous articles are flung pell-mell.

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  • The _cabajoutis_ is to Parisian architecture what the _capharnaum_ is to the apartment, -- a poke-hole, where the most heterogeneous articles are flung pell-mell.

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  • It goes "floshpp" when extracted, leaving a poke-hole full of water.

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  • In which a camera is inserted into the knee through a small poke-hole.

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