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spoke

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\ˈspōk\

Definition of spoke

  1. past & archaic past participle of speak




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spoke

noun

Simple Definition of spoke

  • : one of the bars that connect the center of a wheel to the rim

Full Definition of spoke

  1. 1a :  any of the small radiating bars inserted in the hub of a wheel to support the rimb :  something resembling the spoke of a wheel

  2. 2 :  any of the projecting handles of a boat's steering wheel

Examples of spoke

  1. The stick got caught in the wheel's spokes.



Origin of spoke

Middle English, from Old English spāca; akin to Old High German speihha spoke, Middle Dutch spike spike


First Known Use: before 12th century

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spoke

transitive verb

Definition of spoke

spokedspok·ing

  1. :  to furnish with spokes



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of spoke

before 12th century



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