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spoke1 / spōk/ • n. each of the bars or wire rods connecting the center of a wheel to its outer edge. ∎  each of a set of radial handles projecting from a ship's wheel. ∎  each of the metal rods in an umbrella to which the material is attached. DERIVATIVES: spoked adj. [in comb.] a wire-spoked wheel. spoke2 • past of speak.

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spoke one of the staves of a wheel OE. spāca = OS. spēca (Du. speek), OHG. speihha (G. speiche) :- WGmc. *spaikan-, f. *spaik- *speik- SPIKE1.

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spoke

spokeawoke, bespoke, bloke, broke, choke, cloak, Coke, convoke, croak, evoke, folk, invoke, joke, Koch, moke, oak, okey-doke, poke, provoke, revoke, roque, smoke, soak, soke, spoke, stoke, stony-broke (US stone-broke), stroke, toke, toque, woke, yoke, yolk •Holyoake • artichoke • gentlefolk •menfolk • kinsfolk • womenfolk •townsfolk • fisherfolk • holmoak •woodsmoke • cowpoke • slowpoke •backstroke • breaststroke • keystroke •heatstroke • sidestroke • downstroke •sunstroke • upstroke • masterstroke •counterstroke • equivoque

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