2. (verb) to be clenched (of the fist).
Ki te puku te ringa e kore e taea te rūrū (Milroy 2016). / A clenched fist prevents the shaking of hands (Milroy 2016).
3. (noun) swelling, tumour, lump, bubble, stomach, abdomen, centre, belly, tummy.
Kotahi wiki i muri mai ka mau tētahi arikeita, nō te tuakanga i te puku ka kitea ngā kahu o taua Pākehā i roto (TP 4/1904:8). / One week later an alligator was captured, and on opening up its stomach, the clothes of that Pākehā were found inside.