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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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,, "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 Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball will not play in tonight's matchup against the Sacramento Kings as a precautionary move because of a sore groin, according to a source who was not authorized to speak publicly. Tania Ganguli,, "Lakers' Lonzo Ball is sidelined against Kings by groin injury," 10 July 2017 Lakers are trading Tim Mozgov and D'Angelo Russell to Nets for Brook Lopez and 27th pick Thursday, sources say. Bill Landis,, "D'Angelo Russell being traded to Brooklyn Nets: Former Ohio State Buckeye reportedly on the move," 20 June 2017 The confidence/arrogance of eventually signing him to an extension regardless of his Lakers affinity (this certainly could be where the ego of the Knicks, Clippers or even Heat could come into play). Ira Winderman,, "ASK IRA: Would renting Paul George be a prudent move for Heat?," 19 June 2017 Take a look: Lakers fans never let Rose forget how he was toasted, roasting him on Twitter on occasion. Molly Blue,, "Watch: Kobe Bryant, Jalen Rose and 81 olives add up to hilarious ESPN commercial," 6 June 2017

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1823, in the meaning defined above

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