Stoke

Stoke may refer to the following:

Contents

  • Place names 1
    • United Kingdom 1.1
    • Canada 1.2
    • New Zealand 1.3
  • Sports 2
  • See also 3

Place names

United Kingdom

  • Stoke is one of the most common place names in the United Kingdom and in historical documents.

Originally from the Old English 'stoc' meaning 'place', it came to be used in two special senses, i) a religious place and ii) a secondary settlement (see Adrian Room, Dictionary of Place-Names in the British Isles ISBN 0-7475-0170-X)

It can refer to any of the following places:

Canada

New Zealand

Sports

See also

  • Stokes (in particular, stoke is an erroneous singular of stokes (sing. and pl), a unit of kinematic viscosity)
  • Stoked
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