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6 definitions found
 for Drake
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drake \Drake\ (dr[=a]k), n. [Akin to LG. drake, OHG. antrache,
     anetrecho, G. enterich, Icel. andriki, Dan. andrik, OSw.
     andrak, andrage, masc., and fr. AS. ened, fem., duck; akin to
     D. eend, G. ente, Icel. ["o]nd, Dan. and, Sw. and, Lith.
     antis, L. anas, Gr. ? (for ?), and perh. Skr. [=a]ti a water
     fowl. [root]207. In English the first part of the word was
     lost. The ending is akin to E. rich. Cf. Gulaund.]
     1. The male of the duck kind.
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     2. [Cf. Dragon fly, under Dragon.] The drake fly.
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              The drake will mount steeple height into the air.
                                                    --Walton.
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     Drake fly, a kind of fly, sometimes used in angling.
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              The dark drake fly, good in August.   --Walton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drake \Drake\, n. [AS. draca dragon, L. draco. See Dragon.]
     1. A dragon. [Obs.]
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              Beowulf resolves to kill the drake.   --J. A.
                                                    Harrison
                                                    (Beowulf).
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     2. A small piece of artillery. [Obs.]
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              Two or three shots, made at them by a couple of
              drakes, made them stagger.            --Clarendon.
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From 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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Drake
      n 1: English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman
           to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the
           Spanish Armada (1540-1596) [syn: Drake, Francis Drake,
           Sir Francis Drake]
      2: adult male of a wild or domestic duck

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "drake":
     Bantam, banty, barn-door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, billy,
     billy goat, boar, broiler, brooder, broody hen, bubbly-jock, buck,
     bull, bullock, capon, chanticleer, chick, chickabiddy, chicken,
     chicky, cock, cockerel, dog, domestic fowl, duck, duckling,
     dunghill fowl, entire, entire horse, fowl, fryer, game fowl,
     gander, gobbler, goose, gosling, guinea cock, guinea fowl,
     guinea hen, hart, he-goat, hen, hen turkey, partlet, peacock,
     poulard, poult, poultry, pullet, ram, roaster, rooster,
     setting hen, spring chicken, stag, stallion, steer,
     stewing chicken, stot, stud, studhorse, tom, tom turkey, tomcat,
     top cow, top horse, tup, turkey, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock,
     wether
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Drake, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
     Population (2000):    322
     Housing Units (2000): 201
     Land area (2000):     1.973850 sq. miles (5.112249 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.047390 sq. miles (0.122740 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.021240 sq. miles (5.234989 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            20300
     Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
     Location:             47.923793 N, 100.371284 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     58736
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Drake, ND
      Drake
  

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