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

Examples of laker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those changes — a bag limit of one laker over 20 inches with a bait restriction of no live minnows — could be adopted as early as next month before winter lake trout season ends March 31. Tony Kennedy, Star Tribune, "Accidental lake trout spawned expansion in Crosby area mine lakes," 19 Feb. 2021 So, the next time you jig or troll up a few lakers, put them on ice and give this recipe a try. Cosmo Genova, Field & Stream, "How to Cook Lake Trout Chowder," 28 Apr. 2020 In a change this year, the USFWS has opted not to stock lake trout in the mid-lake reef complex and instead will plant the fish, about 375,000 lakers, onshore at Kewaunee and Manitowoc. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: Wisconsin fisheries programs adjust during coronavirus pandemic," 15 Apr. 2020 Leave the panfish wands and the walleye sticks at home when chasing lakers. Outdoor Life, "How To Rig Your Ice Fishing Rods And Reels For Any Fish," 20 Dec. 2019 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

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First Known Use of laker

1823, in the meaning defined above

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1 Mar 2021

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“Laker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laker. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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