Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various fish of the cod family found in British waters; especially those of the genera Gadus and Motella.
  • n. A pike.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small British fish (Motella argenteola) of the Cod family.
  • n. A pike, so called at Moray Firth; -- called also gead.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish: same as rockling. See Motella.

Etymologies

Compare cod ("kind of fish"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One of my colleagues asks me, Kate ou pa vle gade rad?

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  • `Trying hard' is already counted in your gade in the daily homework, which is graded on the basis of effort rather than on correctness.

    Students I have met this quarter.

  • Die Staatspresident wens Genl Malan en sy gade wat hom deurgaans getrou bygestaan het, 'n aangename en welverdiende rustyd toe.

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  • It's on the border of Bloten, but I think the ogres who live there are just some kind of rene-gade band.

    Emperor of Ansalon

  • Our Bri = gade consists of the 11th, 36th, 44th and 47th Ohio Regiments and Simmons '

    Letter to Henry A. Bitner

  • Rene gade, because having at first resisted the arbitrary power of Charles the First, he afterwards became so obnoxious to the people by his own exercise of arbitrary power that he was impeached of high treason and executed.

    The American Union Speaker

  • ` ` That would be difficult for me, '' said Edie, looking at the gold which he still held in his hand, ` ` that would be e'en difficult, since your honour has gien me such gade cause to remember it. ''

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  • "That would be difficult for me," said Edie, looking at the gold which he still held in his hand, "that would be e'en difficult, since your honour has gien me such gade cause to remember it."

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  • Today, with the Hindutva bri-gade in full cry, such a dialogue in a modern play would probably cause a riot and be banned.

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  • Maybe Wintour finally decided the cameras are her friend, that the masses are surer, more potent allies for her at this point in her career than avant-gade critics.

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