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Meaning of STOKER

Pronunciation:  'stowkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a mechanical device for stoking a furnace
  2. [n]  a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
  3. [n]  Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)
 

STOKER is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Abraham Stoker, Bram Stoker, fireman
 
 See Also: author, jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer, mechanical device, writer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stok"er\, n. [D. See {Stoke}, v. t.]
1. One who is employed to tend a furnace and supply it with
   fuel, especially the furnace of a locomotive or of a
   marine steam boiler; also, a machine for feeding fuel to a
   fire.

2. A fire poker. [R.] --C. Richardson (Dict.).

 

 

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