green drake


Definition of green drake

1 : any of various British mayflies
2 : a fisherman's lure resembling a green drake

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First Known Use of green drake

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Green drake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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