coker

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[ koh-ker ]
/ ˈkoʊ kər /

noun

Often cokers. an inhabitant of the mountains of the coal-mining regions of West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

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Origin of coker

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First recorded in 1785–95; coke1 + -er1

Definition for coker (2 of 2)

coker2
[ koh-ker ]
/ ˈkoʊ kər /

noun Slang.

Origin of coker

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