Lak"er (?), n.

One that is connected with a lake or lakes, as in habitation, toil, etc.:

(a)

One of the poets of the Lake school. See Lake poets, under Lake, n.

(b)

(Zool.)

A fish living in, or taken from, a lake, esp. the namaycush.

(c)

A lake steamer or canal boat.

The bridge tender . . . thought the Cowies "a little mite" longer than that laker. The Century.

 

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