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silver hake

noun
1.
a common hake, Merluccius bilinearis, occurring off the Atlantic coast of North America and popular as a food fish.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • Whiting, or silver hake, spawn on the outer continental shelf.

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