Hake vs Wahoo - What's the difference?

hake | wahoo |

As a numeral hake

is (l).

As a proper noun wahoo is

a ghost town in california.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) *. Related to (l).


(en noun)
  • A hook; a pot-hook.
  • A kind of weapon; a pike.
  • (in the plural) The draught-irons of a plough.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) hake, probably a shortened form (due to Scandinavian influence) of English dialectal . More at (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l)


  • One of several species of marine gadoid fishes, of the genera , Merluccius , and allies.
  • Synonyms
    * codling, squirrel hake
    * (gadoid fish) European hake (Merluccius merluccius ), American silver hake, whiting (

    Etymology 3



    (en noun)
  • A drying shed, as for unburned tile.
  • * 1882 , P. L. Sword & Son, Sword's Improved Patent Brick Machine'', in the ''Adrian City Directories :
  • The clay is taken direct from the bank and made into brick the right temper to place direct from the Machine in the hake' on the yard. [...] take the brick direct from the Machine and put them in the ' hake to dry.

    Etymology 4


  • (UK, dialect) To loiter; to sneak.
  • * 1886 , English Dialect Society, Publications: Volume 52
  • She'd as well been at school as haking about.
    (Webster 1913) English nouns with irregular plurals ----



    Etymology 1


    (en noun)
  • , a tropical and subtropical game fish.
  • Hypernyms
    * Scombridae
    Coordinate terms
    * mackerel * tuna * bonito
    See also
    * (wikipedia "wahoo") * (Acanthocybium solandri) * (Acantocybium solandri)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) *uhawhu .


    (en noun)
  • (Southern US) The .
  • Etymology 3

    From a (etyl) word, the first element of which is cognate to (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • , a burning bush.