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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fluke /ˈfluk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fluke /ˈfluk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fluke n.
 1. Zool. The European flounder.  See Flounder. [Written also fleuk, flook, and flowk.]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fluke n.
 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. [Cant, Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fluke v. t. & i.  [imp. & p. p. Fluked p. pr. & vb. n. Fluking ] To get or score by a fluke; as, to fluke a play in billiards. [Slang]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a stroke of luck [syn: good luck, good fortune]
      2: a barb on a harpoon or arrow
      3: flat blade-like projection on the arm of an anchor [syn: flue]
      4: either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean
      5: parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to
         a host [syn: trematode, trematode worm]