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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drake \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.] --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drank \Drank\, n. [Cf. 3d Drake.] Wild oats, or darnel grass. See Drake a plant. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drank \Drank\, imp. of Drink. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drink \Drink\ (dr[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. Drank (dr[a^][ng]k), formerly Drunk (dr[u^][ng]k); & p. p. Drunk, Drunken (-'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Drinking. Drunken is now rarely used, except as a verbal adj. in sense of habitually intoxicated; the form drank, not infrequently used as a p. p., is not so analogical.] [AS. drincan; akin to OS. drinkan, D. drinken, G. trinken, Icel. drekka, Sw. dricka, Dan. drikke, Goth. drigkan. Cf. Drench, Drunken, Drown.] 1. To swallow anything liquid, for quenching thirst or other purpose; to imbibe; to receive or partake of, as if in satisfaction of thirst; as, to drink from a spring. [1913 Webster] Gird thyself, and serve me, till have eaten and drunken; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink. --Luke xvii. 8. [1913 Webster] He shall drink of the wrath the Almighty. --Job xxi. 20. [1913 Webster] Drink of the cup that can not cloy. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 2. To quaff exhilarating or intoxicating liquors, in merriment or feasting; to carouse; to revel; hence, to lake alcoholic liquors to excess; to be intemperate in the ?se of intoxicating or spirituous liquors; to tipple. --Pope. [1913 Webster] And they drank, and were merry with him. --Gem. xliii. 34. [1913 Webster] Bolingbroke always spoke freely when he had drunk freely. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] To drink to, to salute in drinking; to wish well to, in the act of taking the cup; to pledge in drinking. [1913 Webster] I drink to the general joy of the whole table, And to our dear friend Banquo. --Shak. [1913 Webster]