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 Pokers.Po’lack. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Poky.
 
Cramped, narrow, confined; as, a poky corner. Also poor and shabby.   1
        “The ladies were in their pokiest old head gear.”—Thackeray: The Newcomes, chap. lvii.
 


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