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Definitions of spoke:

part of speech: noun

One of the bars of a wheel connecting the nave, or center, with the felly, or rim; a round of a ladder; a bar to keep a wheel from turning.

part of speech: noun

One of the bars from the nave to the rim of a wheel.

part of speech: past participle

of Speak

part of speech: past tense

Did speak.

part of speech: noun

One of the bars of a wheel passing from the nave or centre to the felly or rim; the spar or round of a ladder.

part of speech: noun

Pa. t. of SPEAK.

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water wheel

A machine for raising water in large quantities; a wheel moved by water, and employed to set machinery in motion- overshot, when the water acts on the wheel from above- undershot, when the water acts below on the lower part of the wheel- rim- breast, when the water acts on a part of the wheel- rim near the axis. ...

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