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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Haak \Haak\ (h[=a]k), n. (Zool.)
     A sea fish. See {Hake}. --Ash.
     [1913 Webster]

















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