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Definition of Drake

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male duck; fly or bait used in fishing; (Obsolete) dragon
Drake Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
Wild oats, brome grass, or darnel grass; -- called also drawk, dravick, and drank.
  
(n.)
The male of the duck kind.
  
(n.)
The drake fly.
  
(n.)
A small piece of artillery.
  
(n.)
A dragon.
  
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drake
\drake\ (?), n. [akin to lg. drake, ohg. antrache, anetrecho, g. enterich, icel. andriki, dan. andrik, osw. andrak, andrage, masc., and fr. as. ened, fem., duck; akin to d. eend, g. ente, icel. ?nd, dan. and, sw. and, lith. antis, l. anas, gr. &?; (for &?;), and perh. skr. āti a water fowl. &?;&?;&?;&?;. in english the first part of the word was lost. the ending is akin to e. rich. cf. gulaund.]
1. the male of the duck kind.
2. [cf. dragon fly, under dragon.] the drake fly. the drake will mount steeple height into the air.
drake
fly, a kind of fly, sometimes used in angling. the dark drake fly, good in august.
drake
\drake\, n. [as. draca dragon, l. draco. see dragon.] 1. a dragon. [obs.] beowulf resolves to kill the drake. a. harrison (beowulf).
2. a small piece of artillery. [obs.] two or three shots, made at them by a couple of drakes, made them stagger.
drake
\drake\, n. [cf. f. dravik, w. drewg, darnel, cockle, etc.] wild oats, brome grass, or darnel grass; -- called also drawk, dravick, and drank. [prov. eng.] prior.


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 corn drake 
 land drake 
 wood drake 
 wild drake 
 drake fly 
 grass drake 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
bárdal
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Geryn = n. a squeaker, a drake
Australian Slang
Rhyming slang for the shakes; may mean men and women
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)
(synonym) Francis Drake, Sir Francis Drake
(hypernym) navigator

Noun
1. adult male of a wild or domestic duck
(hypernym) duck
Drake Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
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State: NORTH DAKOTA
City: DRAKE
State: COLORADO
City: DRAKE
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NSW -28.9151 152.3678 2469
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Drake Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A drake is a male duck. Drake (capitalised) may refer to:


People
  • Drake (surname)
    • Notably Sir Francis Drake (1540–1596), an English sea captain and politician of the Elizabethan era
  • Drake (given name)
  • Drake (rapper), Canadian rapper and actor
  • Drake Bell, American actor, musician, singer-songwriter, comedian, television personality, voice actor, record producer, director

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Drake Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Book of Shadows
A dragon, generally refers to a young one. Drawing Down the Moon- An ancient Pagan ritual enacted at the Esbats to draw the power of the full moon. Commonly to empower yourself and unite with a particular deity usually a moon Goddess.