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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod;

2. any of several marine food fishes related to cod;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hake \Hake\ (h[=a]k), n. [See Hatch a half door.] A drying shed, as for unburned tile. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hake \Hake\, n. [Also haak.] [Akin to Norweg. hakefisk, lit., hook fish, Prov. E. hake hook, G. hecht pike. See Hook.] (Zool.) One of several species of marine gadoid fishes, of the genera Phycis, Merlucius, and allies. The common European hake is Merlucius vulgaris; the American silver hake or whiting is Merlucius bilinearis. Two American species (Phycis chuss and Phycis tenius) are important food fishes, and are also valued for their oil and sounds. Called also squirrel hake, and codling. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hake \Hake\ (h[=a]k), v. i. To loiter; to sneak. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hake n 1: the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod 2: any of several marine food fishes related to cod