Hake \Hake\ (h[=a]k), n. [See {Hatch} a half door.] A drying shed, as for unburned tile. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hake — bezeichnet: Personen Claes Hake (* 1945), schwedischer Grafiker und Bildhauer Ernst Hake (1844–1925), deutscher Architekt Johannes II. Hake (genannt von Göttingen, auch Johannes Griese van Westerholt; * um 1280; † 1349), Arzt und seit 1331… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hake — Hake, n. [Also {haak}.] [Akin to Norweg. hakefisk, lit., hook fish, Prov. E. hake hook, G. hecht pike. See {Hook}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of marine gadoid fishes, of the genera {Phycis}, {Merlucius}, and allies. The common European… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hake — [heık] n plural hake [U and C] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Perhaps from an unrecorded hakefish, from hake hook (15 19 centuries)] a sea fish, used as food …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hake — [hāk] n. pl. hake or hakes [ME, prob. < ON haki, a hook (from the shape of the jaw) > Norw hakefisk, trout, salmon, lit., hook fish: for IE base see HOOK] any of various gadoid marine food fishes, as the silver hake …   English World dictionary

  • Hake — (h[=a]k), v. i. To loiter; to sneak. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hake — [ heık ] (plural hake) noun count a type of large fish that lives in the North Atlantic Ocean a. uncount this fish eaten as food …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hake — (n.) type of sea fish, c.1300, probably from O.E. haca a hook, door fastening (Cf. hacod pike the fish), or O.N. haki hook, from the shape of its jaw, both from P.Gmc. *hakan (Cf. Du. hake hook ), from PIE root *keg hook, tooth (see HOOK (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • hake — ► NOUN ▪ a large headed elongated food fish with long jaws and strong teeth. ORIGIN perhaps from Old English, «hook» …   English terms dictionary

  • hake — /hayk/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) hake, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) hakes. 1. any marine fish of the genus Merluccius, closely related to the cods, esp. M. bilinearis, found off the New England coast. 2. any of several… …   Universalium

  • Hake — The term hake refers to fish in either of: * family Gadidae (subfamily Phycinae) * family Merlucciidae (both subfamilies Merlucciinae and Steindachneriinae).An old European source mentions a hake that was transplanted from the coast of Ireland to …   Wikipedia

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