spoke etymology

English word spoke comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) spaca

Detailed word origin of spoke

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spaca Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
spoke English (eng) (transitive) To furnish (a wheel) with spokes. (nautical) A projecting handle of a steering wheel.. A device for fastening the wheel of a vehicle to prevent it from turning when going downhill.. A rung of a ladder.. A support structure that connects the axle or the hub of a wheel to the rim.