1. vt. To nudge, push, jostle. Cf. kuke kū. hoʻo.kuke To shoo, drive off, banish, expel, oust, evict, eject. (PEP tute.)
2. n. Thin type of adze (2.5 or 4 cm wide), as used for finer work in handicraft. Also lipi kuke.
3. nvt. Cook; to cook. Eng.
4. nvi. Customs, duty; to be on duty or watch (Kel. 115). Eng. Hole kuke, customhouse. Uku i nā kuke, pay duties.
5. Also duke n. Duke. Eng. Duke wahine, duchess.