Difference between revisions of "Drake"

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1. The [[Male]] of the [[Duck]] [[Kind]].
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1. The male of the duck kind.
  
2. [Cf. [[Dragon]] [[Fly]], [[Under]] Dragon] The [[Drake]] [[Fly]]. ''The [[Drake]] will [[Mount]] [[Steeple]] [[Height]] [[Into]] the [[Air]].'' (Walton) [[Drake]] [[Fly]], [[A]] [[Kind]] of [[Fly]], sometimes used [[In]] [[Angling]]. ''The dark [[Drake]] [[Fly]], [[Good]] [[In]] [[August]].'' (Walton)
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2.DRAGON
 
 
Origin: [[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. Ond, [[Dan]]. And, Sw. And, [[Lith]]. Antis, L. [[Anas]], [[Gr]]. (for), and perh. Skr. Ati [[A]] [[Water]] [[Fowl]]. [[In]] [[English]] the [[First]] [[Part]] of the [[Word]] was [[Lost]]. The [[Ending]] is [[Akin]] [[To]] E. [[Rich]]. [[Cf]]. Gulaund.
 
 
 

Revision as of 21:50, 23 January 2007

 drake

1. The male of the duck kind.

2.DRAGON