mokes

moke

[mohk]
noun
1.
Older Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a black person.
2.
British Slang. a donkey.
3.
Australian Slang. a poor-looking, inferior horse.

Origin:
1840–50; origin uncertain

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moke (məʊk)
 
n
1.  (Brit) a slang name for donkey
2.  slang (Austral) an inferior type of horse
 
[C19: origin obscure]

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moke
dolt, 1855, originally (16c.) donkey; of unknown origin.
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