Associations to the word «Drake»


DRAKE, noun. A male duck.
DRAKE, noun. A mayfly used as fishing bait.
DRAKE, noun. A dragon.
DRAKE, noun. (historical) A small piece of artillery.
DRAKE, proper noun. A surname​, notably of Francis Drake (1540-1596).
DRAKE, proper noun. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
DRAKE EQUATION, noun. A formula for calculating the probability of civilizations existing elsewhere in the Milky Way galaxy and of their ability to communicate with Earth.

Dictionary definition

DRAKE, noun. English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596).
DRAKE, noun. Adult male of a wild or domestic duck.

Wise words

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