Definition for FAKE

FAKE, n. [Scot. faik, to fold, a fold, a layer or stratum; perhaps Sw. vika, vickla, to fold or involve. The sense of fold may be to lay, to fall, or to set or throw together, and this word may belong to Sax. fægan, fegan, to unite, to suit, to fadge, that is, to set or lay together.]

One of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil. Mar. Dict.

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