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(v. & n.) To cook, as eggs, by breaking them into boiling water; also, to cook with butter after breaking in a vessel.
(v. & n.) To rob of game; to pocket and convey away by stealth, as game; hence, to plunder.
(v. i.) To steal or pocket game, or to carry it away privately, as in a bag; to kill or destroy game contrary to law, especially by night; to hunt or fish unlawfully; as, to poach for rabbits or for salmon.
(v. i.) To become soft or muddy.
(v. t.) To stab; to pierce; to spear, \as fish.
(v. t.) To force, drive, or plunge into anything.
(v. t.) To make soft or muddy by trampling
(v. t.) To begin and not complete.


(n.) Waste matter from the preparation of skins, consisting of hair, lime, oil, etc.


(n.) The poke (Phytolacca decandra); -- called also pocan bush.


A pustule in an eruptive disease
Mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"


(superl.) Full of pocks; affected with smallpox or other eruptive disease.


(n.) A puddle; a plash.
(n.) Porridge.


(a.) Fat and short; pudgy.


(pl.) of Podium


A composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines


(n.) The art of composing poems; poetical skill or faculty; as, the heavenly gift of poesy.
(n.) Poetry; metrical composition; poems.
(n.) A short conceit or motto engraved on a ring or other thing; a posy.


Money received from the state


Northern Atlantic sea poacher


(n.) See Porgy.
(n.) A small whale.


Thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game; southern U.S.
A French soldier (especially in World War I)


(v. t.) To impound, as cattle.
(v. t.) To distrain.


(n.) That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing instrument, as a needle or a pin.
(n.) An instrument which pricks or pierces, as a sort of needle used by engravers, etchers, lace workers, and others; also, a pointed cutting tool, as a stone cutter's point; -- called also pointer.
(n.) Anything which tapers to a sharp, well-defined termination. Specifically: A small promontory or cape; a tract of land extending into the water beyond the common shore line.
(n.) The mark made by the end of a sharp, piercing instrument, as a needle; a prick.
(n.) An indefinitely small space; a mere spot indicated or supposed. Specifically: (Geom.) That which has neither parts nor magnitude; that which has position, but has neither length, breadth, nor thickness, -- sometimes conceived of as the limit of a line; that by the motion of which a line is conceived to be produced.
(n.) An indivisible portion of time; a moment; an instant; hence, the verge.
(n.) A mark of punctuation; a character used to mark the divisions of a composition, or the pauses to be observed in reading, or to point off groups of figures, etc.; a stop, as a comma, a semicolon, and esp. a period; hence, figuratively, an end, or conclusion.
(n.) Whatever serves to mark progress, rank, or relative position, or to indicate a transition from one state or position to another, degree; step; stage; hence, position or condition attained; as, a point of elevation, or of depression; the stock fell off five points; he won by tenpoints.
(n.) That which arrests attention, or indicates qualities or character; a salient feature; a characteristic; a peculiarity; hence, a particular; an item; a detail; as, the good or bad points of a man, a horse, a book, a story, etc.
(n.) Hence, the most prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.; the essential matter; esp., the proposition to be established; as, the point of an anecdote.
(n.) A small matter; a trifle; a least consideration; a punctilio.
(n.) A dot or mark used to designate certain tones or time
(n.) A dot or mark distinguishing or characterizing certain tones or styles; as, points of perfection, of augmentation, etc.; hence, a note; a tune.
(n.) A dot placed at the right hand of a note, to raise its value, or prolong its time, by one half, as to make a whole note equal to three half notes, a half note equal to three quarter notes.
(n.) A fixed conventional place for reference, or zero of reckoning, in the heavens, usually the intersection of two or more great circles of the sphere, and named specifically in each case according to the position intended; as, the equinoctial points; the solstitial points; the nodal points; vertical points, etc. See Equinoctial Nodal.
(n.) One of the several different parts of the escutcheon. See Escutcheon.
(n.) One of the points of the compass (see Points of the compass, below); also, the difference between two points of the compass; as, to fall off a point.
(n.) A short piece of cordage used in reefing sails. See Reef point, under Reef.
(n.) A a string or lace used to tie together certain parts of the dress.
(n.) Lace wrought the needle; as, point de Venise; Brussels point. See Point lace, below.
(n.) A switch.
(n.) An item of private information; a hint; a tip; a pointer.
(n.) A fielder who is stationed on the off side, about twelve or fifteen yards from, and a little in advance of, the batsman.
(n.) The attitude assumed by a pointer dog when he finds game; as, the dog came to a point. See Pointer.
(n.) A standard unit of measure for the size of type bodies, being one twelfth of the thickness of pica type. See Point system of type, under Type.
(n.) A tyne or snag of an antler.
(n.) One of the spaces on a backgammon board.
(n.) A movement executed with the saber or foil; as, tierce point.
(n.) To give a point to; to sharpen; to cut, forge, grind, or file to an acute end; as, to point a dart, or a pencil. Used also figuratively; as, to point a moral.
(n.) To direct toward an abject; to aim; as, to point a gun at a wolf, or a cannon at a fort.
(n.) Hence, to direct the attention or notice of.
(n.) To supply with punctuation marks; to punctuate; as, to point a composition.
(n.) To mark (as Hebrew) with vowel points.
(n.) To give particular prominence to; to designate in a special manner; to indicate, as if by pointing; as, the error was pointed out.
(n.) To indicate or discover by a fixed look, as game.
(n.) To fill up and finish the joints of (a wall), by introducing additional cement or mortar, and bringing it to a smooth surface.
(n.) To cut, as a surface, with a pointed tool.
(v. i.) To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; -- with at.
(v. i.) To indicate the presence of game by fixed and steady look, as certain hunting dogs do.
(v. i.) To approximate to the surface; to head; -- said of an abscess.
(v. t. & i.) To appoint.


(n.) To balance; to make of equal weight; as, to poise the scales of a balance.
(n.) To hold or place in equilibrium or equiponderance.
(n.) To counterpoise; to counterbalance.
(n.) To ascertain, as by the balance; to weigh.
(n.) To weigh (down); to oppress.
(v.) Weight; gravity; that which causes a body to descend; heaviness.
(v.) The weight, or mass of metal, used in weighing, to balance the substance weighed.
(v.) The state of being balanced by equal weight or power; equipoise; balance; equilibrium; rest.
(v.) That which causes a balance; a counterweight.
(v. i.) To hang in equilibrium; to be balanced or suspended; hence, to be in suspense or doubt.


(n.) See Poise.


(n.) A tall drinking cup.


(imp. & p. p.) of Poke


(n.) One who pokes.
(n.) That which pokes or is used in poking, especially a metal bar or rod used in stirring a fire of coals.
(n.) A poking-stick.
(n.) The poachard.
(n.) A game at cards derived from brag, and first played about 1835 in the Southwestern United States.
(n.) Any imagined frightful object, especially one supposed to haunt the darkness; a bugbear.


Make a hole by poking
Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
(boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
Stir by poking; "poke the embers in the fireplace"
A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
Search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"
A bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
Someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
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