Definition of Pokeberries

1. Noun. (plural of pokeberry) ¹

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Definition of Pokeberries

1. pokeberry [n] - See also: pokeberry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pokeberries

poke along
poke at
poke bonnet
poke borack
poke borax
poke box
poke check
poke fun
poke into
poke milkweed
poke one's nose into
poke out
poke salad
poke salads
pokeberries (current term)
poked borack
poked borax
poked fun
poker alumroot
poker back
poker chip
poker chips
poker face

Literary usage of Pokeberries

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1. A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter (1909)
""Now, if we just only had some pokeberries to paint us red, we'd be real, for sure enough Indians, and we could go on the warpath and fight all the other ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1882)
"... mass at the back of her neck, and grew low over her forehead, shading eyes which were as black as pokeberries. She held a knife in one hand and a basket ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1892)
"... and once in that time elderberries brought one dollar per bushel. I do not remember quotations on pokeberries that year—perhaps they were ..."

4. Field Book of Birds of the Southwestern United States by Roger Tory Peterson, Gilbert Haven Trafton, Luther E. Wyman, Elizabeth F. Burnell (1916)
"... Virginia creeper berries 25 Bayberries 25 June-berries 20 Juniper berries 25 Holly berries 19 Strawberries 18 Viburnum 18 Wild grapes 29 pokeberries. ..."

5. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being a by John Fanning Watson (1870)
"Thus, in the commons, the Jamestown weed was used, by smoking it in a pipe, for the asthma ; the pokeberries, when ripe, and the juice dried in the sun, ..."

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