What does the word drake mean?

Usage examples for drake

  1. The man who shall bring us accurate news of other worlds will be welcomed as was Christopher Columbus or Drake or Raleigh in his day. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  2. And what about Miss Drake? – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Ralph Drake was left, who made a push toward me with a hoarse shout, and then he fell, though not severely wounded, and then the soldiers pressed closer. – The Heart's Highway A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeeth Century by Mary E. Wilkins