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noun

A male duck: [as modifier]: a drake mallard
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  • The family pets were dogs, cats, and a Muscovy drake duck named Lucy which lived for nine years.
  • I also spent some time watching Eider ducks, the drakes easily distinguished by their white plumage and both species have a beak which resembles somebody with a huge ‘Roman nose’.
  • So here is a better picture of a duck, an Eider drake I took earlier this year, on the Ythan estuary.

Origin

Middle English: of West Germanic origin; related to Low German drake and German Enterich.

Words that rhyme with drake

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noun

(In fishing) a natural or artificial mayfly, especially a subadult or a gravid female: green drake hatches
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  • The Thorax Gray Drake Fly is designed to provide buoyancy and balance on the water especially in the smaller hook sizes.
  • Gray Drakes are the best dry fly on the Muskegon River.
  • Fishing the Drake hatch in late May is somewhat of a festival.

Origin

Old English draca, from Latin draco 'dragon'.

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