• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Poake Waste matter from the preparation of skins, consisting of hair, lime, oil, etc.
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In literature:

But a pig in a poak is not the way of transacting bisniss imployed by Jeames De la Pluche, Esquire.
"Burlesques" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Th' naybors have getten used to seein em nah an have noa desire to poak fun at em.
"Yorkshire Tales. Third Series" by John Hartley