from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A heap, as of hay, oats, or barley; a cock.
  • n. A thin, tall stack of corn in the sheaf, in shape a steep cone, 9 or 10 feet high, built up temporarily in the harvest-field in wet seasons, for drying the corn before it is carried to the main rick.
  • To make a pook of; make into a pook.
  • To pluck or pick with the thumb and finger.


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