Poker

Definition of Poker

Pok´er
n.1.One who pokes.
2.That which pokes or is used in poking, especially a metal bar or rod used in stirring a fire of coals.
3.A poking-stick.
4.(Zool.) The poachard.
Poker picture
a picture formed in imitation of bisterwashed drawings, by singeing the surface of wood with a heated poker or other iron.
- Fairholt.
1.A game at cards derived from brag, and first played about 1835 in the Southwestern United States.
1.Any imagined frightful object, especially one supposed to haunt the darkness; a bugbear.

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