from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Chiefly British A latrine; a privy.
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- n. A privy or latrine.
- n. Plural form of jake.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A privy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A privy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
In the beginning of his pamphlet, Harington contends that the slang jakes refers to the Greek Captain Ajax, who upon his suicide morphed into grass.
Hunters can now target beardless turkeys -- hens or juvenile males called jakes -- into the late hunting season, so long as the landowner grants permission.
We know, from preliminary data analyses of three years of our four-year gobbler study, hunters select the older 'long-beards' over juveniles, or 'jakes', and the two-year-old age class, in particular, are the most vocal, and most readily come to a hunter's call.
If you have hunted this tract more than one year some of those jakes should be 2 year olds and near suicidal.
The most effective way to catch trout that i've found is gold any thing gold whether it be a rapala, a tazmanian devil, a spinner, spoons, jakes lures, or kastmasters
Gobblers, I have hunted this piece of land (400acres) 4 or 5 times and always see jakes and hens, but have yet to hear OR see a | Field & Stream
Gobblers, I have hunted this piece of land (400acres) 4 or 5 times and always see jakes and hens, but have yet to hear OR see a mature Tom.
Called in a flock of jakes that came in single file.
QUIZ ... if you decide you only are going to shoot male turkeys in the fall, or in the spring want to identify males that aren't strutting, what are some ways to identify the toms and jakes?
There was at least 20 gobblers, about 25 jakes and the rest a few hens.