pike

Part of speech: noun

A long iron - pointed pole, used in medieval warfare.

Part of speech: noun

A spike or sharp point.

Part of speech: noun

A slender, long - snouted, voracious fish.

Part of speech: noun

A turnpike.

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Usage examples "pike":

  1. The boy who had saved Neal from the pike thrust gave a sudden cry and sank on the ground. - "The Northern Iron 1907", George A. Birmingham.
  2. Ay, that's as plain as a pike- staff, said Barbara; but what else did she mean, think you? - "The Parent's Assistant", Maria Edgeworth.
  3. It was one of twenty- one taverns within a distance of twenty miles on that pike. - "Stage-coach and Tavern Days", Alice Morse Earle.