spoke

See also: spöke

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Etymology 1Edit

Old English spaca

NounEdit

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spoke ‎(plural spokes)

  1. A support structure that connects the axle or the hub of a wheel to the rim.
  2. (nautical) A projecting handle of a steering wheel.
  3. A rung of a ladder.
  4. A device for fastening the wheel of a vehicle to prevent it from turning when going downhill.
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VerbEdit

spoke ‎(third-person singular simple present spokes, present participle spoking, simple past and past participle spoked)

  1. (transitive) To furnish (a wheel) with spokes.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

spoke

  1. simple past tense of speak

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Most common English words before 1923: idea · reached · appeared · #461: spoke · strange · force · character

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