Usage examples for poker

  1. Later, when the nightly poker game was beginning, Willy Lanham said, " Why didn't you just make a grab for her?" – The Hero by Elaine Wilber
  2. Wade, do you play poker?" – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  3. You know there's no interest in poker unless there's some risk. – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish
  4. In a room still farther back, some white men were playing poker. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  5. Now too much of the eulogy on a man like Kitchener tended to praise him not as a sword but as a poker. – Lord Kitchener by G. K. Chesterton
  6. Joshua Poker, who is out there, has got my third share. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  7. The eldest son and daughter had been at a ball somewhere near, and on coming home they found that one of the men- servants had dashed out the brains of both their parents with a poker. – Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville by Mary Somerville
  8. Catching up the bottle from where he had placed it on the table, he walked quickly towards the door, paused, returned, and stooped as if to pick up the poker. – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  9. Maybe to him a poker face is friendly. – Alien Offer by Al Sevcik
  10. Lord Barham had gone, and the Secretary hard by was speaking to the night- porter, who bent over the fire, raking it with a poker. – News from the Duchy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  11. I darted to the chimney, where a clear fire was burning, caught up the poker, and thrust it between the bars. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  12. Poker, for a change. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  13. To give him that, said Herle, would be to turn the hot end of the poker towards themselves, and put the cold part in the King's hand. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  14. " 'No, I don't regyard crooked folks as dangerous at poker, only you've got to watch 'em. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  15. A quiet little game of poker in the smoking- room might help to while away the time. – Lord Stranleigh Abroad by Robert Barr
  16. Someone mentioned the poker game. – Toy Shop by Henry Maxwell Dempsey
  17. It is for this reason, I suppose, that Gordon once adjured me never to learn the ancient game of draw- poker. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  18. Never saw such poker- work in my life. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard