Definitions

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  • n. The pike (fish).
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The pike, a fish. See hake.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *haked ( > Medieval Latin hakedus), from Old English hacod, hæced ("pike, mullet"), from Proto-Germanic *hakudaz, *hakidaz (“pike”), from Proto-Indo-European *keg-, *keng- (“peg, hook”). Cognate with Middle Dutch heket ("pike"), German Hecht ("pike").

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From hake, equivalent to hake +‎ -ed.

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