Definition of Poke out
1. Verb. Reach outward in space. "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"
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Literary usage of Poke out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"... ku, то poke out—eg, of a basket ' poked out ' ; ndi-ri-ku-i- ... poke out ..."
2. Tramping with Tramps: Studies and Sketches of Vagabond Life by Josiah Flynt, Josiah Flynt Willard (1899)
"But the poke-out tramp is not so fastidious; ... the poke-out beggar has but one meal a day, usually breakfast. This is the main meal with all vagabonds, ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1792)
"Oxon. in which he could not " poke out" the ... tn^tI cannot " poke out" in Horace the ..."
4. The Jackdaw of Rheims;: Legend by Richard Barham Set to Music for Chorus and by William Henry Speer, Thomas Ingoldsby (1896)
"... up th and turn up the plates and turn up the plates nd poke out the er; ... and poke out the grates, They ex-am-ine the mugs: But no! no such thing, no, ..."
5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"So we pulled up two or three boards of the floor, and Ad took the fire-poker and got down under the floor, to poke out the jack. He had not been down there ..."