Definition of Silver hake
1. Noun. Found off Atlantic coast of North America.
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Literary usage of Silver hake
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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"The name is extended to other species of the penus, as M. bilineari*, the silver hake of New England, and M. producing, the mer- luccio of California. ..."
2. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"The name silver hake, by which this fish is known in the Bay of Fundy, ... The silver hake commonly inhabits the middle depths of the ocean, ..."
3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"... very generally called whiting in New England, and sometimes silver hake, is 1 or 2 ft. long; when alive, the upper parts of the body and sides are rusty ..."