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Definition of Lake

Lake

  1. A pigment formed by combining some coloring matter, usually by precipitation, with a metallic oxide or earth, esp. with aluminium hydrate; as, madder lake; Florentine lake; yellow lake, etc.
  2. A kind of fine white linen, formerly in use.
  3. To play; to sport.
  4. A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth's surface, and supplied from the drainage of a more or less extended area.

Lake Quotations

I'm an old-fashioned guy... I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.
Johnny Depp

Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
Garrison Keillor

Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.
Kurt Vonnegut

Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
Walter Scott

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
Diane Ackerman
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Lake Translations

lake in Dutch is waterplas, plas, meer
lake in French is marin, lac
lake in German is See
lake in Italian is navale, lago
lake in Portuguese is lago
lake in Spanish is lago

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