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Page 40 of 63 for the letter P

poan, pone, pawn, poane, poans, pones, pawns, poanes, ponin, poanin,
poan [I. po:n]
n. A thin oval strip of green turf used in the roofing of houses or peat-stacks.
v. To strip or pare off a thin layer of surface turf. To cover a roof with poans.
pob, pobe, pab, pob-towe, pob-tow,
pob [pob]
n. The waste material left over after flax has been scutched, the refuse of flax and jute.
v. To clean flax of its waste or pob, to scutch flax.

Compounds and phrases etc.

pob-towe: The refuse of flax.
pobie, pobi, poabie, poabi,
pobie [I.Sh. 'pobi]
n. A peak, a high hill, usually in place names.
pock, pokeaurt, pockaurt, pockaured, pockarrd, pocknarred,
pock [pɔk]
n. An eruption or pustule on the skin.
pocket, poakit, pokit,
pocket [pɔkət, pokət]
n. A pocket.
podlie, podly, podler, podlock, podlok, poddler,
poddlie ['pɔdlɪ, 'podlɪ]
also podler, podlock
n. The saithe, a young coalfish.
podle,
podle ['pɔdl, 'podl]
n. A Tadpole.
poem, pome, poyem,
poem [po(ə)m, poe(ə)m]
n. A poem.
poet, poyet, poetry, poyetrie, poetrie, poyetry,
poet ['poɛt, MN. poiət]
n. A poet.

poetry ['poətrɪ]
n. Poetry.
poke, pock, poak, pyock, pokie, pokey, pyoke, pokemantie, pockmantie, pockmanty, pockmanteau, pokemanty, portmanty, portmantle, pockemantie, pokemantie, pockmanky, pockmantill, pockmantle, pokes, pocks, pokeshakkins, pokeshakins, poke-shakins, pokey, pokie, poky, pockie, poakie, pyockie, poly-poke, polypoke, pokey-hat, pookie,
poke [pok, N. pjok]
n. A bag or pouch, a small sack. A purse-net. An ice-cream cone. A fold or temporary pouch in a plaid etc. A pouch-like swelling under the jaw of a sheep caused by the disease of sheep-rot or liver-fluke.
dim. pokie
pl. pokes
The singular is used as the pl. with numerals.

pokey:
adj. Having a pointed appearance.

Compounds and phrases etc.

lucky poke: A lucky dip, lottery, lucky bag.
pokemantie: A travelling-bag, valise, portmanteau.
pokeshakkins: The last-born member of family.
poly-poke: A polythene bag.

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