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coke

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noun \ˈkōk\

Definition of coke

  1. :  the residue of coal left after destructive distillation and used as fuel; also :  a similar residue left by other materials (as petroleum) distilled to dryness



Origin and Etymology of coke

perhaps from dialect coke, colk core, from Middle English; akin to Swedish kälk pith


First Known Use: 1669

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coke

verb

Definition of coke

coked

coking

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to change into coke

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become coke or like coke



1763

First Known Use of coke

1763

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coke

noun

Definition of coke

  1. :  cocaine



Origin and Etymology of coke

by shortening & alteration


First Known Use: circa 1903


Coke

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trademark \ˈkōk\

Definition of Coke

  1. —used for a cola drink




Coke

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biographical name \ˈku̇k, ˈkōk\

Definition of Coke

  1. Sir Edward 1552–1634 Lord Coke Eng. jurist




COKE Defined for Kids

coke

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noun \ˈkōk\

Definition of coke for Students

  1. :  gray lumps of fuel made by heating soft coal in a closed chamber until some of its gases have passed off




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