Meaning of drake
- a male duck. Cf. duck (def. 2).
- a small cannon, used esp. in the 17th and 18th centuries.
- drake fly.
- a dragon.
- c1540–96, English admiral and buccaneer: sailed around the world 1577–80.
- 1795–1820, U.S. poet.
- drake (Thesaurus)