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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)
Wild oats, brome grass, or darnel grass; -- called also drawk, dravick, and drank.
The male of the duck kind.
The drake fly.
A small piece of artillery.
A dragon.
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\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.
fly, a kind of fly, sometimes used in angling. the dark drake fly, good in august.
\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\, 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.

  similar words(6) 

 corn drake 
 land drake 
 wood drake 
 wild drake 
 drake fly 
 grass drake 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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

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

1. adult male of a wild or domestic duck
(hypernym) duck
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Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A drake is a male duck. By different roots drake is also another word for dragon. Drake (capitalised) may refer to:

  • 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 and 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.