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coke 1

The solid residue of impure carbon obtained from bituminous coal and other carbonaceous materials after removal of volatile material by destructive distillation. It is used as a fuel and in making steel.
tr. & intr.v. coked, cok·ing, cokes
To convert or be converted into coke.

[Perhaps from Middle English colk, core.]

coke 2

 (kōk) Slang
tr.v. coked, cok·ing, cokes
To affect or intoxicate with cocaine.


A trademark for a soft drink. See tonic.


a fool
References in classic literature ?
Stevens on Stowage" is a portly volume with the renown and weight (in its own world) of Coke on Littleton.
The former measured all actions by the unalterable rule of right, and the eternal fitness of things; the latter decided all matters by authority; but in doing this, he always used the scriptures and their commentators, as the lawyer doth his Coke upon Lyttleton, where the comment is of equal authority with the text.
For, though bred a lawyer, and accustomed to speak of Bacon, Coke, Noye, and Finch, as his professional associates, the exigenties of this new country had transformed Governor Bellingham into a soldier, as well as a statesman and ruler.
With regard to food, their favorite dishes are coke and cat's meat.
A second inscription above the door informed us that a steam launch was kept,--a statement which was confirmed by a great pile of coke upon the jetty.
Miss Sally will teach him law, the delightful study of the law,' said Quilp; 'she'll be his guide, his friend, his companion, his Blackstone, his Coke upon Littleton, his Young Lawyer's Best Companion.
In the rusty skeleton of a grate, pinched at the middle as if poverty had gripped it, a red coke fire burns low.
The metallurgical cokes have to meet some specific conditions to be used for primary pig iron production such as: ash content less than 10%, sulfur content less than 1.
Out of the aforementioned cokes, needle coke is a premium-quality coke.
Jasmine's diet consists of a Power Bar and 25 Diet Cokes a day, and for 10 minutes after her first Diet Coke she's jittery, but after that all her movements and expressions become dreamlike.
One out of every tell Cokes sold worldwide every day rolls out of a FEMSA bottling plant.
This was necessary because the mean fixed C content of the two cokes were different.