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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hakeheɪk(n.)(pl.)hake; hakes.

  1. any of various codlike marine food fishes of the genera Merluccius and


    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of hake:

1275–1325; ME; prob. OE haca hook

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hake(noun)

    the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod

  2. hake(noun)

    any of several marine food fishes related to cod


  1. hake(Noun)

    A drying shed, as for unburned tile.

  2. Origin: From hake, probably a shortened form (due to Scandinavian influence) of English dialectal haked. Compare hakefisk, Middle Low German haken. More at haked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hake(noun)

    a drying shed, as for unburned tile

  2. Hake(noun)

    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

  3. Hake(verb)

    to loiter; to sneak


  1. Hake

    The term hake refers to fish in either of: ⁕family Phycidae of the northern oceans ⁕family Merlucciidae of northern and southern oceans.

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the part of the face below the mouth

His beard completely covers his chin.

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