Meaning of POKER in English

POKER

pok ‧ er /ˈpəʊkə $ ˈpoʊkər/ BrE AmE noun

[ Sense 1: Date: 1800-1900 ; Origin: Probably from French poque , card game like poker. ]

[ Sense 2: Date: 1500-1600 ; Origin: poke ]

1 . [uncountable] a card game that people usually play for money:

Can you play poker?

2 .

[countable] a metal stick used to move coal or wood in a fire to make it burn better

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