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Fluke

Pronunciation: flūk or flŌk
n.1.(Zool.) The European flounder. See Flounder.
2.(Zool.) Any American flounder of the genus Paralichthys, especially Paralicthys dentatus, found in the Atlantic Ocean and in adjacent bays.
3.(Zool.) A parasitic trematode worm of several species, having a flat, lanceolate body and two suckers. Two species (Fasciola hepatica and Distoma lanceolatum) are found in the livers of sheep, and produce the disease called rot.
1.The part of an anchor which fastens in the ground; a flook. See Anchor.
2.(Zool.) One of the lobes of a whale's tail, so called from the resemblance to the fluke of an anchor.
3.An instrument for cleaning out a hole drilled in stone for blasting.
4.An accidental and favorable stroke at billiards (called a scratch in the United States); hence, any accidental or unexpected advantage; as, he won by a fluke.
v. t. & i.1.To get or score by a fluke; as, to fluke a play in billiards.
[imp. & p. p. Fluked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fluking .]
Noun1.fluke - a stroke of luck
2.fluke - a barb on a harpoon or arrow
3.fluke - flat blade-like projection on the arm of an anchor
Synonyms: flue
4.fluke - either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean
5.fluke - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
Chilopoda, Chordata, Echiuroidea, Ectoprocta, Entoprocta, Monoplacophora, Nemertinea, Phoronidea, accident, adventure, blessing, break, casualty, chance hit, contingency, contingent, fortuity, freak accident, hap, happening, happenstance, hazard, long odds, long shot, lucky break, lucky shot, lucky strike, run of luck, serendipity, streak of luck, stroke of luck, windfall
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