Definition of Red-hot poker
1. Noun. Widely cultivated hybrid poker plant.
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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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