Recent Examples of drake from the Web
Hunters regularly travel from across the continent to the marshes of South Louisiana for the opportunity to kill a drake canvasback over decoys.
Their squids struggle to free themselves from jaws of king eider drakes.
Hautman's winning painting shows a drake and hen mallard drifting in for a landing, wings extended, in the foreground with other ducks in the distance.
About 6:40 a single drake wood duck dropped over the trees and toward our decoys, but then lifted higher and out of range.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'drake.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of drake
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
DRAKE Defined for English Language Learners
DRAKE Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up drake? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).