KJV Dictionary Definition: spoke


SPOKE, pret. of speak.

SPOKE, n. G., this word, whose radical sense is to shoot or thrust, coincides with spike, spigot, pike, contracted from to spew.

1. The radius or ray of a wheel; one of the small bars which are inserted in the hub or nave, and which serve to support the rim or felly.

2. The spar or round of a ladder. Not in use in the United States.