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Compare avocate. Ultimately from Latin avoco, avocare.
- Rhymes: -əʊk
avoke (third-person singular simple present avokes, present participle avoking, simple past and past participle avoked)
- (obsolete) To call from or back again.
- 1679–1715, Gilbert Burnet, “(please specify the page)”, in The History of the Reformation of the Church of England., London: […] T[homas] H[odgkin] for Richard Chiswell, […]:
- avoke the cause
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “avoke”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)