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moke

 (mōk)
n. Slang
1. A dull or boring person.
2. Chiefly British A donkey.
3. Australian An old, broken-down horse.

[Origin unknown.]

moke

(məʊk)
n
1. (Animals) Brit a slang name for donkey1
2. (Animals) slang Austral an inferior type of horse
[C19: origin obscure]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moke - British informal for donkeymoke - British informal for donkey    
domestic ass, donkey, Equus asinus - domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
Translations

moke

[məʊk] N (Brit) → burro m
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