Definitions starting with S

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[cf. OED stoke to thrust, drive home (a sword) obs. → 1513] v. to put a person in his place; to correct someone in a humiliating way; to cut someone short: She stoke him or He get stoke (Nassau). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2011-10-30 18:28
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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