"pokers" Definition

Definitions for the word "pokers" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. slang
or SILVER POKERS, the Bedels of the Vice-Chancellor, who carry silver maces, and accompany him through the streets. They are also officers of his court.—_University._ “Around, around, all, all around. On seats with velvet lined, Sat Heads of Houses in a row, And Deans and College Dons below, With a POKER or two behind.” _Rime of the New-made Baccalere_, 1841.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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