(1)   Any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
(2)   Fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire


  1. A metal rod, generally of wrought iron, for adjusting the burning logs or coals in a fire; a firestick.
  2. One who pokes.
  3. Any of various card games in which, following each of one or more rounds of dealing or revealing the cards, the players in sequence make tactical bets or drop out, the bets forming a pool to be taken either by the sole remaining player or, after all rounds and bets have been completed, by those remaining players who hold a superior hand according to a standard ranking of hand values for the game.
  4. All the four cards of the same rank.