• Solid residue from roasting coal in a coke oven; used principally as a fuel and in the production of steel and formerly as a domestic fuel.
  • Cocaine.
  • Alternate spelling of Coke .
  • Alternate spelling of Coke .
  • Alternate spelling of Coke .


  • To produce coke from coal.
  • To turn into coke.
  • To add deleterious carbon deposits as a byproduct of combustion.


Similar words

  • see the list at soda


  • Perhaps from Middle English colk.
  • Originated circa 1908 in American English as a .
  • 1909, from the name of the American company Coca-Cola and the beverage it produced; the drink was named for two of its original ingredients, coca leaves and cola nut.

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