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Compare avocate. Ultimately from Latin avoco, avocare.


avoke (third-person singular simple present avokes, present participle avoking, simple past and past participle avoked)

  1. (obsolete) To call from or back again.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)