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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Poke, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Poked p. pr. & vb. n. Poking.]
 1. To thrust or push against or into with anything pointed; hence, to stir up; to excite; as, to poke a fire.
    He poked John, and said =\“Sleepest thou ?”\=   --Chaucer.
 2. To thrust with the horns; to gore.
 3.  To put a poke on; as, to poke an ox. [Colloq. U. S.]
 To poke fun, to excite fun; to joke; to jest. [Colloq.]
 To poke fun at, to make a butt of; to ridicule. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pok·ing a. Drudging; servile. [Colloq.]
    Bred to some poking profession.   --Gray.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 poking
      n : a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with
          a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with
          his fist" [syn: jab, jabbing, poke, thrust, thrusting]