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See also: spöke
spoke (plural spokes)
- A support structure that connects the axle or the hub of a wheel to the rim.
- (nautical) A projecting handle of a steering wheel.
- A rung of a ladder.
- A device for fastening the wheel of a vehicle to prevent it from turning when going downhill.
part of a wheel
- (transitive) To furnish (a wheel) with spokes.
- simple past tense of
Most common English words before 1923 in Project Gutenberg: idea · reached · appeared · #461: spoke · strange · force · character