1. A quick thrust; jab; a blow with the fist; punch
2. A projecting brim on the front of a woman's bonnet
3. A cutting remark; dig
4. Wallet; purse
Sinonimi: pigeon berry | garget | scoke | Phytolacca americana
ETYM AS. poca, poha, pohha; akin to Icel. poki, OD. poke, and perh. to Eng. pock; cf. also Gael. poca, and Old Fren. poque. Related to Pock, Pocket, Pouch.
Tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous; SYN. pigeon berry, garget, scoke, Phytolacca americana.
1. To make a hole by poking.
2. To stir by poking
To store a byte into an absolute memory location. PEEK (read a byte from memory) and POKE commands are often found in programming languages, such as Basic, that do not normally allow access to specific memory locations.