stoke
Pronunciation
  • (British) enPR: stōk, IPA: /stəʊk/
  • (America) enPR: stōk, IPA: /stoʊk/
Verb

stoke (stokes, present participle stoking; past and past participle stoked)

  1. (transitive) To poke, pierce, thrust.
    • (13871400) Chaucer, The Knight's Tale, Part IV.
      Ne short swerd, for to stoke with poynt bitynge, / No man ne drawe, ne bere it by his syde.
Translations Verb

stoke (stokes, present participle stoking; past and past participle stoked)

  1. (transitive) To feed, stir up, especially, a fire or furnace.
  2. (transitive, by extension) To encourage a behavior or emotion.
  3. (intransitive) To attend to or supply a furnace with fuel; to act as a stoker or fireman.
Related terms Translations Noun

stoke (plural stokes)

  1. (physics) Misconstruction of stokes#English|stokes unit of kinematic viscosity

Stoke
Proper noun
  1. Short for Stoke-on-Trent#English|Stoke-on-Trent, a city in Staffordshire, England.
  2. A village on Hayling Island (OS grid ref SU7102).



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