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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
References in classic literature ?
“Yes, yes, when the trees begain to be covered with leaves, and the ice was out of the hake, it was a second paradise.
However, residents claim so much waste is entering the water system it is blocking the hake - potentially leading to flooding.
With utter confidence, I can say that my hake and chips was most definitely the former.
The low-fat hake fillets are an excellent source of protein, and we're piling on the vitamins and nutrients too, while keeping things low-calorie by adding in tomatoes, spinach and beans.
In the laboratory, larval hake Merluccius australis were identified based on descriptions of Balbontin et al.
The Patagonian stock of Argentine hake (Merluccius hubbsi), distributed from 41[degrees]S to 55[degrees]S at depths between 50 and 500 m, is one of the most important fishery resources for Argentina; the total annual catch reported for 2015 was approximately 260,000 metric tons (Ministerio de Agroindustria (1)).
The Silver Hake has new owners compared with my last review in 2012.
"We are so lucky to have versatile fish like hake and coley being caught on our shores.
Pan fry for a couple of minutes until the skin starts to crisp, turn the hake over and cook for a further three to four minutes, (make sure fish is cooked through) and transfer to warm plates.
Hake is a lovely whitefish, comparable to cod or haddock, and it is being caught and landed into our harbours in amazing condition.
Cod, however, was substituted in 4.2% of cases (six out of 143 samples) with haddock or hake, species of lesser commercial value.
Anything from halibut to hake, scallops to prawns works a treat.