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|n.||1.||See Coke, n.|
|1.||(Carp.) A kind of tenon connecting the face of a scarfed timber with the face of another timber, or a dowel or pin of hard wood or iron uniting timbers.|
|2.||A metallic bushing or strengthening piece in the center of a wooden block sheave.|
|v. t.||1.||(Carp.) To unite, as timbers, by means of tenons or dowels in the edges or faces.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.