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English definition of “stoke up on/with sth”

stoke up on/with sth

informal phrasal verb with stoke     /stəʊk/ US  /stoʊk/ verb [I or T] (also stoke up)
to eat a lot of a particular food in order to avoid feeling hungry or weak later: As it was a cold morning, she stoked up on bacon, eggs, and beans on toast.EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
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