Definition of Red-hot poker

1. Noun. Widely cultivated hybrid poker plant.

Exact synonyms: Kniphofia Praecox
Generic synonyms: Kniphofia Uvaria, Poker Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red-hot Poker

red-eared sliders
red-eye
red-eyed vireo
red-faced
red-faced cormorant
red-flowered silky oak
red-green color blindness
red-green colour blindness
red-green dichromacy
red-gum
red-haired
red-handed
red-headed
red-header
red-hot poker (current term)
red-ink
red-lead putty
red-leaved
red-leg
red-legged partridge
red-legged tinamou
red-legged tinamous
red-legs
red-letter
red-letter day
red-letter days
red-letter edition
red-light camera

Literary usage of Red-hot poker

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"0 the red-hot poker ! 0 the mirth-provoker 1 0 the screaming joker ! ... 0 the red-hot poker, &o. Come, young fellow, turning From tne paths of learning, ..."

2. Curiosities of Natural History by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1882)
"once with a red-hot poker. The lion-tamer then covered the end of a stick with red sealing-wax, and this the animals carefully avoided, thinking it was a ..."

3. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1891)
"... with light rose-colored flowers in August larger than hollyhocks, and continuing long in bloom, is the best known. Hi- red-hot poker. (TRITOMA UVARIA. ..."

4. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"... with light rose-colored flowers in August larger than hollyhocks, and continuing long in bloom, is the best known. Hi- red-hot poker. ..."

5. The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany (1818)
"metal watch, a tea cinder, or even the red hot poker, may be laid upon the muslin without burning or scorching it, even although the cinder be allowed to ..."

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