the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod
any of several marine food fishes related to cod
A drying shed, as for unburned tile.
Origin: From hake, probably a shortened form (due to Scandinavian influence) of English dialectal haked. Compare hakefisk, Middle Low German haken. More at haked.
a drying shed, as for unburned tile
one of several species of marine gadoid fishes, of the genera Phycis, Merlucius, and allies. The common European hake is M. vulgaris; the American silver hake or whiting is M. bilinearis. Two American species (Phycis chuss and P. tenius) are important food fishes, and are also valued for their oil and sounds. Called also squirrel hake, and codling
to loiter; to sneak
Origin: [See Hatch a half door.]
The term hake refers to fish in either of: ⁕family Phycidae of the northern oceans ⁕family Merlucciidae of northern and southern oceans.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hāk, n. a gadoid fish resembling the cod—varieties are the Silver Hake, the Merluccio, the Squirrel-hake, &c.—ns. Hā′ked, Hac′ot (prov.), the pike (A.S. hacod; Ger. hecht). [Prob. Scand.; cf. Norw. hake-fisk, lit. 'hook-fish.']
hāk, n. (prov.) a hook, esp. a pot-hook: a pike. [Prob. Ice. haki; cf. Dut. haak.]
hāk, v.i. to idle or loiter about. [Cf. Dut. haken, to hanker.]
The numerical value of hake in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of hake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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