Definition of Scoke

1. Noun. Tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous.

Exact synonyms: Garget, Phytolacca Americana, Pigeon Berry, Poke
Generic synonyms: Pokeweed



Definition of Scoke

1. n. Poke (Phytolacca decandra).

Medical Definition of Scoke

1. Poke (Phytolacca decandra). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scoke

scoffers
scoffery
scoffing
scoffingly
scoffings
scofflaw
scofflaws
scoffs
scog
scogged
scogging
scogs
scoinson
scoinson arch
scoinsons
scoke (current term)
scold
scolded
scolder
scolders
scolding
scoldingly
scoldings
scolds
scoleces
scoleciasis
scolecid
scolecida
scolecids
scoleciform

Literary usage of Scoke

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1850)
"scoke-berry !' Or watch the thistle-down up in the sky, And the screaming hawk swift sailing by, And little of care or pain have I ! ..."

2. The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1850)
"scoke-berry P Or watch the thistle-down up in the sky, And the screaming hawk swift sailing by, ... scoke-berry P Then I use for a mirror the dancing brook, ..."

3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"... Red- weed, and scoke jalap. The name Phytolacca is derived from the Greek phyton—a plant—and the modified Latin lacca,or French lac, meaning lake, ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"To scoke, va To mark with a line, E. To SCORE л WITCH. ... scoke, s. A deep, narrow, ragged indentation on the side of a hill, South of S. Isl. alar, ..."

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