Fluke
Fluke Fluke, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Fluked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fluking}.] To get or score by a fluke; as, to fluke a play in billiards. [Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, / (of a whale) / , , (Platessa flesus or maximus) / , (primarily, at billiards) / , , (Distoma hepaticum)


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