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Definition

[n] a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
[n] (boxing) a blow with the fist
[n] a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
[n] tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
[v] poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
[v] make a hole by poking
[v] hit hard with the had, fist, or some heavy instrument; "the salesman pounded the door knocker"; "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
[v] stir by poking; "poke the embers in the fireplace"
[v] search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"


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