hake definition by Webster's New World
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hake definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. hake hake or hakes
Any of various marine food fishes of the genera Merluccius and Urophycis, related to and resembling the cod.
Origin: Middle English, possibly from Old English haca, hook (from the shape of its lower jaw); see keg- in Indo-European roots.
Variant of hake