Definition of Drakes

1. Noun. (plural of drake) ¹



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Definition of Drakes

1. drake [n] - See also: drake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drakes

drainplug
drainplugs
drains
draintile
draintiles
draintrap
draintraps
drainwork
drainworks
draisene
draisenes
draisine
draisines
drait
drake
drakes (current term)
dralon
dram
drama
drama critic
drama documentary
drama queen
drama queens
dramadies
dramady
dramaless
dramalities
dramality
dramamine
dramas

Literary usage of Drakes

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1. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1807)
"It belongs,' quoth the taylor, ' to John drakes, who will have it made in the ... John drakes had no time to go to the taylor's till Christmas-day, ..."

2. Favorite Flies and Their Histories by Mary Orvis Marbury (1892)
"As Day-flies, or drakes, they exist for a brief time in two distinct stages, the sub-imago (called by Theakston the pseudo-imago) and the imago; ..."

3. Favorite Flies and Their Histories by Mary Orvis Marbury (1892)
"As Day-flies, or drakes, they exist for a brief time in two distinct stages, the sub-imago (called by Theakston the pseudo-imago) and the imago; ..."

4. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English by Richard Hakluyt (1906)
"A briefe Historie of Sir Francis drakes Voyages. OF Sir Francis Drake Master Camden reports that Sir Francis he hath heard him say of himselfe, ..."

5. Going to Markets and Grammar Schools: Being a Series of Autobiographical by George Griffith (1893)
"In 1782, the last of the Ashe drakes died, and five years later the ... In Musbury church, a mile farther down the road, are monuments to drakes of Ashe. ..."

6. Ballads from Manuscripts by Richard Williams, Frederick James Furnivall (1873)
"... Discovrse of Sir Francis drakes west Indian Voyage, etc. London, 1589. 4to. Dedicated by T(homas) C (ates) to ..."

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