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 Poke Bonnet.Poker Pictures. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Poker.
 
A poker set leaning against the upper bars of a fire to draw it up. This is to make a cross to keep off Lob, the house spirit, who loves to lie before the fire, and, like Puck and Robin Goodfellow, dearly loves mischief and practical jokes.   1
 


 Poke Bonnet.Poker Pictures. 

 
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