Definition of Stoke

1. Verb. Stir up or tend; of a fire.

Generic synonyms: Tend
Derivative terms: Stoker, Stoker



Definition of Stoke

1. v. t. To stick; to thrust; to stab.

2. v. i. To poke or stir up a fire; hence, to tend the fires of furnaces, steamers, etc.

Definition of Stoke

1. Proper noun. Stoke-on-Trent ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To pierce; poke; thrust. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To stir up and feed, especially, a fire or furnace. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To attend to and supply a furnace with fuel; act as a stoker or fireman. ¹

5. Noun. (physics) A unit of kinematic viscosity equal to that of a fluid with a viscosity of one poise and a density of one gram per millilitre ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stoke

1. to supply a furnace with fuel [v STOKED, STOKING, STOKES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stoke

stoicisms
stoicity
stoicize
stoicized
stoicizes
stoicizing
stoicly
stoics
stoit
stoited
stoiter
stoitered
stoiters
stoiting
stoits
stoke (current term)
stoked
stokehold
stokeholds
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stokes' aster
stokesias
stokesite
stokey
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stokvel

Literary usage of Stoke

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1. Index to the Charters and Rolls in the Department of Manuscripts, British Museum by British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, Henry John Ellis, Francis Bridges Bickley (1900)
"stoke, East, co. Noti. Manumission of a nativus in, paying yearly a wax ... stoke Poges, co. Buck. Grants in Ditton in. to Southwark Priory, early 13 cent. ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1910)
"ARX stoke Charity. stoke Charity. Marriages at stoke Charity ... ARX stoke Poges. stoke Poges. Marriages at stoke Poges, 150.1 to 1812. ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"He only obtained a pardon by paying a fine of 480/. on 21 Sept. 1647 (Commons' Journal*, v. 310). Higgs died unmarried at South stoke on l'i ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Classification of stoke-on-Trent Post Office.; MR. JOHN WARD : I beg to ask the Postmaster-General if he can state the names and the number of the officers ..."

5. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1894)
"The churchyard at stoke Poges is the scene of Gray's famous 'Elegy', ... A monument to his memory has been erected in the adjacent stoke Park, ..."

6. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1887)
"The churchyard at stoke Poges is the seene of Gray's famous 'Elegy', ... A monument to his memory has been erected in the adjacent stoke Park, ..."

7. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1894)
"The churchyard at stoke Poges is the scene of Gray's famous 'Elegy', ... A monument to his memory has been erected in the adjacent stoke Park, ..."

8. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1887)
"The churchyard at stoke Poges is the scene of Gray's famous ... A monument to hia memory hag been erected in the adjacent stoke Park, a fine property which ..."

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