Coke



[kohk] /koʊk/ Chemistry

noun
1.
the solid product resulting from the destructive distillation of coal in an oven or closed chamber or by imperfect combustion, consisting principally of carbon: used chiefly as a fuel in metallurgy to reduce metallic oxides to metals.
verb (used with or without object), coked, coking.
2.
to convert into or become coke.
[kohk] /koʊk/ Slang.
noun
1.
.
verb (used with object)
2.
to affect with a narcotic drug, especially with (usually followed by up or out).
[koo k] /kʊk/
noun
1.
Sir Edward, 1552–1634, English jurist and writer on law.
/kəʊk/
noun
1.
a solid-fuel product containing about 80 per cent of carbon produced by distillation of coal to drive off its volatile constituents: used as a fuel and in metallurgy as a reducing agent for converting metal oxides into metals
2.
any similar material, such as the layer formed in the cylinders of a car engine by incomplete combustion of the fuel
verb
3.
to become or convert into coke
/kəʊk/
noun
1.
(slang) short for cocaine
/kəʊk/
noun
1.
trademark short for Coca-Cola
/kʊk; kəʊk/
noun
1.
Sir Edward. 1552–1634, English jurist, noted for his defence of the common law against encroachment from the Crown: the Petition of Right (1628) was largely his work
2.
(kʊk). Thomas William, 1st Earl of Leicester, known as Coke of Holkham. 1752–1842, English agriculturist: pioneered agricultural improvement and considerably improved productivity at his Holkham estate in Norfolk
noun

See Coca-Cola
n.

“residue of fuel,” 1690s, northern English dialect, perhaps a variant of Middle English colke “core, charcoal” (c.1400), itself possibly related to -colc, an Old English word for “pit,” which perhaps would give it a sense of “what is left in the pit after a fire.”

shortened form of cocaine, 1908, American English.

soft drink, 1909, shortening of brand name Coca-Cola.

coke (kōk)
n.
Cocaine.

modifier

: coke peddlers/ coke sniffer

noun

Cocaine (1908+)

noun

Coca-Cola, trademark name of a soft drink (1909+)
cocaine

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