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hake

 (hāk)
n. pl. hake or hakes
Any of various marine food fishes chiefly of the genera Merluccius and Urophycis, closely related to and resembling the cods.

[Middle English, possibly from Old English haca, hook (from the shape of its lower jaw); see keg- in Indo-European roots.]

hake

(heɪk)
n, pl hake or hakes
1. (Animals) any gadoid food fish of the genus Merluccius, such as M. merluccius (European hake), of the N hemisphere, having an elongated body with a large head and two dorsal fins
2. (Animals) any North American fish of the genus Urophycis, similar and related to Merluccius species
3. (Animals) Austral another name for barracouta
[C15: perhaps from Old Norse haki hook; compare Old English hacod pike; see hook]

hake

(heɪk)
n
(Cookery) a wooden frame for drying cheese or fish
[C18: variant of heck2]

hake

(heɪk)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) hake, (esp. for kinds or species) hakes.
any of various codlike marine food fishes of the genera Merluccius and Urophycis.
[1275–1325; Middle English; probably Old English haca hook]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hake - the lean flesh of a fish similar to codhake - the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
2.hake - any of several marine food fishes related to cod
gadoid, gadoid fish - a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
Merluccius bilinearis, silver hake, whiting - found off Atlantic coast of North America
ling - American hakes
Translations

hake

[heɪk] N (hake or hakes (pl)) → merluza f

hake

[ˈheɪk] n (= food) → colin m (ZOOLOGY)merlu m

hake

nSee- or Meerhecht m, → Hechtdorsch m

hake

[heɪk] nnasello
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This experience, along with the Six Sigma training and certification, also increases their exposure to potential employers and makes them more marketable," states Betty Hakes, VP of Marketing, ISSSC.
Best friends Elizabeth Hakes and Danielle Lynch manned a lemonade and Kool-Aid stand at a local park for three months this summer and ended up raising $1,515 - money they donated Thursday to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.
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