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jake

noun \ ˈjāk \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of jake

: a sexually immature male wild turkey under two years old

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Origin and Etymology of jake

probably from Jake, nickname for Jacob


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jake

adjective

Definition of jake

slang

Examples of jake in a Sentence

  1. once they hook up the game system, everything will be jake around here

Origin and Etymology of jake

origin unknown


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