Sentence Examples


  • HAKE (Merluccius vulgaris), a fish which differs from the cod in having only two dorsal fins and one anal.
  • There are local variations in the use of "hake" as a name; in America the "silver hake" (Merluccius bilinearis), sometimes called "whiting," and "Pacific hake" (Merluccius productus) are also food -fishes of inferior quality.
  • In the cod and haddock the base of the first anal fin is not, or but slightly, longer than that of the second dorsal fin; in the whiting, pout, coal-fish, pollack, hake, ling and burbot, the former is considerably longer than the latter.
  • These are carried on the beam, to which are attached the handles or tilts at the back, and the hake or clevis and draught-chain at the front.
  • The hake is notched so that, by moving the draught-chain higher or lower thereon, the plough is caused to go more or less deeply into the ground.

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