Definition of Pokeys

1. Noun. (plural of pokey) ¹



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Definition of Pokeys

1. pokey [n] - See also: pokey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pokeys

pokerish
pokerlike
pokeroot
pokeroots
pokers
pokes
pokes borack
pokes borax
pokes fun
pokeweed
pokeweed family
pokeweed mitogen
pokeweed mitogens
pokeweeds
pokey
pokeys (current term)
pokie
pokie machine
pokie machines
pokier
pokies
pokiest
pokily
pokiness
pokinesses
poking
poking borack
poking borax
poking fun
pokrovskite

Literary usage of Pokeys

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1806)
"... pokeys of the sovereign himself. Ministers of peace and War, the distribution of rewards and punishments depended on them alone, and they successively ..."

2. The Wright & Ditson Officially Adopted Lawn Tennis Guide. edited by Joseph T Whittelsey, Irving C Wright (1913)
"... which made it a very pleasant week's outing, and the winding up with much excitement over the arrival of Mr. " pokeys'' Bernards' " Launch'' Lookout by ..."

3. Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards by John King Van Rensselaer (1912)
"The long sleeves were nicknamed "pokeys," since food or precious articles might be concealed in them, so these bag sleeves were the ancestors of pockets and ..."

4. The British Harbinger by David King (1870)
"... tied under the chin ; the sleeves were deep and wide, shaped like a bagpipe, and called pokeys—this garment was worn alike by master and servant. ..."

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