laker

noun
lak·​er | \ ˈlā-kər How to pronounce laker (audio) \

Definition of laker

: one associated with a lake especially : a fish (such as a lake trout) living in or taken from a lake

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As executive director of the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, which owns and manages the Irvin, Townsend emphatically maintains the 81-year-old laker will not miss another season, despite being sidelined for the past two. Peter Passi / Forum News Service, Twin Cities, "Popular Duluth museum ship’s corrosion extends to its rivets," 5 Sep. 2019 There are 30-and 40-pound redfin lakers caught regularly near Isle Royale in Michigan waters. John Myers, Twin Cities, "Monster lake trout released near Duluth might have been a state record," 12 Aug. 2019 Though, chatter of him joining the lakers has only increased by the day. Troy L. Smith, cleveland.com, "LeBron ‘desperate’ for wanting to play with Kawhi, analyst says," 3 July 2019 How does warriors plan on being at least a contender next year when KD is almost a goner and lakers are on their way to get 3rd max player and other max free agents planning on moving to clippers , Celtics or east. Mark Medina, The Mercury News, "Warriors mailbag: What’s the latest on Kevin Durant’s future?," 28 June 2019 Small Macks are the most frequent catch but this is a good time to bag a 10-pound plus laker. sacbee, "Fishing line: Trout plants continue at Lake Amador | The Sacramento Bee," 15 Jan. 2018 Early January is one of the best months for big lakers near the surface. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, "An easy winter means terrific snow in the Interior," 25 Dec. 2017 Nov. 22: Lakers at Kings Ball’s decision to sit out a Summer League showdown with fellow rookie point guard De’Aaron Fox due to a minor injury drew plenty of eye rolling in Las Vegas. Ben Golliver, SI.com, "Top 50 Games of the 2017-18 NBA Season," 15 Aug. 2017 Coho (75,000 to 140,000), steelhead (75,000 to 100,000), lakers (20,000 to 82,000) and brown trout (25,000 to 65,000) round out the list. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: DNR sets 10-year Lake Michigan fisheries plan amid stormy seas," 9 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of laker

1823, in the meaning defined above

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