Pronunciation: (flOOk),[key] —n. 1. the part of an anchor that catches in the ground, esp. the flat triangular piece at the end of each arm. See diag. under anchor. 2. a barb, or the barbed head, of a harpoon, spear, arrow, or the like.
3. either half of the triangular tail of a whale.
Pronunciation: (flOOk),[key] —n. 1. an accidental advantage; stroke of good luck: He got the job by a fluke. 2. an accident or chance happening.
3. an accidentally successful stroke, as in billiards.
Pronunciation: (flOOk),[key] —n. 1. any of several American flounders of the genus Paralichthys, esp. P. dentatus, found in the Atlantic Ocean.
2. any of various other flatfishes.
3. a trematode.