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  • noun Plural form of poker.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • -- The victim must stand upon a chair and is posed by the players in succession according to their various ideas of Grecian statuary, giving the victim various articles to hold in his hand such as pokers, shovels, etc.

    Games For All Occasions

  • -- The victim must stand upon a chair and is posed by the players in succession according to their various ideas of Grecian statuary, giving the victim various articles to hold in his hand such as pokers, shovels, etc.

    Games for Hallow-e'en

  • And then the Vice-Chancellor, with the "pokers" and the preacher.

    A Writer's Recollections — Volume 1

  • This non-lethal spray makes contact with the bears mucous membranes and causes an unbelievable blinding pain, like hot pokers in the eyes, combined with a desperate choking feeling like breathing in flames.

    Casey Anderson: Becoming a Skunk

  • This non-lethal spray makes contact with the bears mucous membranes and causes an unbelievable blinding pain, like hot pokers in the eyes, combined with a desperate choking feeling like breathing in flames.

    Casey Anderson: Becoming a Skunk

  • Photographic evidence provided by a longtime Ringling trainer shows baby elephants who are tied down by all four legs, threatened with bullhooks sharp, metal-tipped devices that resemble fireplace pokers and shocked with electric prods to break their spirit and make them perform tricks.

    Bruce Friedrich: Ringling Bros. Circus: Friends in High Places

  • A relic of an earlier era, when shojo manga could contain everything from bare-knuckle fights to eyes getting burned out with red-hot pokers. davidpwelsh Says:

    License request day: Delinquent Girl Detective

  • Hangings, heads on pikes, red-hot pokers in undesirable places – who'd be a Tudor, asks Tim Dowling

    Grace Dent's TV OD: The Biggest Loser

  • This non-lethal spray makes contact with the bears mucous membranes and causes an unbelievable blinding pain, like hot pokers in the eyes, combined with a desperate choking feeling like breathing in flames.

    Casey Anderson: Becoming a Skunk

  • This non-lethal spray makes contact with the bears mucous membranes and causes an unbelievable blinding pain, like hot pokers in the eyes, combined with a desperate choking feeling like breathing in flames.

    Casey Anderson: Becoming a Skunk

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