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poky

and pokey
1. n. jail; a jail cell. (Usually with the.) She spent a day in the poky.
2. mod. slow; lagging and inefficient. Hurry up! Don’t be so poky.
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On Thursday we launch our Pokey View competition to find the nation's pokiest office views and on Friday we'll be taking a petition to Downing Street, calling on the government to stop the annual clock change and to leave us permanently on British Summer Time.
The least powerful of the former is a 138bhp four-cylinder and pokiest a 258bhp turbocharged V6.
IF your idea of bathrooms is the smallest, pokiest room to be avoided except in time of need, then think again.
Whether you have wide open spaces to the pokiest of patios, there's something here.
Nicholas Boles, director of Policy Exchange, said, 'This report firmly establishes that the price of our rigid planning laws is some of the smallest, pokiest and most expensive homes in Europe.
From wide-open spaces to the pokiest of patios I've managed to find something for places large and small.