Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. poca, poha, pohha,; akin to Icel. poki, OD. poke, and perh. to E. pock,; cf. also Gael. poca, and OF. poque,. Cf. Pock Pocket Pouch
No more games with the boys, no more poking the girls under the chin!
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
Some ate poke greens without no grease and took down and died.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
Cautiously he poked his head out of the snug bedroom.
"The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk" by Thornton W. Burgess
If it's a family affair, you don't catch me poking my nose into it!
"The Master of the Shell" by Talbot Baines Reed
The boys were once more beginning to roll about on the grass, poking and pulling at each other in a manner which foretold the beginning of war.
"A College Girl" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
What right had you to go poking yourself forward?
"Betty Trevor" by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
We don't want any men poking round, this journey!
"Flaming June" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
We poked into all of them, but found nothing more terrifying than a few bats and owls.
"The Four Pools Mystery" by Jean Webster
He was poking under the dead leaves for beechnuts, when he noticed the herd passing at a distance.
"Black Bruin" by Clarence Hawkes
Still, by dint of poking and pulling, we made them keep up with the rest of the party.
"Dick Onslow" by W.H.G. Kingston
(Mo . . . . . . poke!)
Who was that that spoke?
This is not a fitting spot
To make a silly joke.
"Hist!" by C J Dennis
He mightn't freeze to the seraphs,
Or chum with the cherubim,
But if ever them seraph johnnies
Get a-poking it like at him —
"My Mate Bill" by Anonymous Oceania
He pokes his head upon my lap,
Nor heeds the whip above him;
Because he knows, the dear old chap,
His human friends all love him.
"Rover" by Henry Kendall
The old men of the world have made a fire
To warm their trembling hands.
They poke the young men in.
The young men burn like withes.
"The Fire" by Lola Ridge
Till, bruised and bitten to the bone
And taught by pain and fear,
He learned to deal the far-off stone,
And poke the long, safe spear.
"The Benefactors" by Rudyard Kipling
If I seek a lovelier part,
Where I travel goes my heart;
Where I stray my thought must go;
With me wanders my desire.
Best to sit and watch the snow,
Turn the lock, and poke the fire.
"Hearthside" by Dorothy Parker
It's fun to poke him a little bit and say "Hey, let's see your grades and your birth certificate".
Poking Fun at the Mayor, El Leadero in el Stormo.
Sometimes, you've got to be willing to poke fun at yourself.
But we can at least poke some holes in our silos, holes big enough to be a portal in and out.
Local beauty queen wannabes compete in a series of raunchy contests designed to poke fun of traditional pageants.
Big-time satirist Stephen Colbert has poked fun at it.
You scold the Morgan County Commissioners for poking into areas where other elected officials hold sway, and you use the recent resignation of the dog warden as a case in point.
Which Facebook Insider Is Poking This $50 M. Next in Observer.
Companies say they make the XL size, but I never see them stocked in stores, so I end up buying the 9-12 size, and after a while the big toe pokes through.
Poking fun at the State of the Union, Hollywood Bowl schedule out and Popeye meets Wilco.
These meatballs are stuffed with plenty of rice, which, as it cooks, pokes out of the meatballs, making them look like prickly little porcupines .
How to harvest fruit without getting poked.
" The president started poking fun at his rival for wanting to eliminate funding for Big Bird and of "Sesame Street" and PBS, but dro...
'Poked' And 'Tummy' Become 'Poker' And ' Rummy '.
Although the network is trailing behind Fox and CBS in the ratings, ABC seemed at least able to poke fun at themselves with their song and dance for advertisers and the media.
It is poking and prying with a purpose.” But there are many possible purposes, and even more different ways of poking and prying.
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems
If you type “fits supersymmetry like a glove” in Google, you ﬁnd an article published in the science section of the New York Times on Feb. 9, 2001, which is entitled Tiniest of Particles Pokes Big Hole in Physics Theory.
Moriond QCD 2002: Theoretical Summary
The exoplanet most poked and prodded during the year was HD 209458b.
Astrophysics in 2006
Very large insects can impact the mercury surface with enough energy to poke holes in the liquid.
Optical Tests of a 2.5-m diameter Liquid Mirror: Behavior under External Perturbations and Scattered Light Measurements
At the same time, philosophers poked fun at the mathematicians for the peculiar logic used in reasoning about inﬁnitesimals (sometimes they were treated as zero; sometimes not).
Set-Theoretic Preliminaries for Computer Scientists