Associations to the word «Pike»

Pictures for the word «Pike»


PIKE, noun. A very long thrusting spear used two-handed by infantry both for attacks on enemy foot soldiers and as a counter-measure against cavalry assaults. The pike is not intended to be thrown.
PIKE, noun. A sharp point, such as that of the weapon.
PIKE, noun. Any carnivorous freshwater fish of the genus Esox, especially the northern pike, Esox lucius.
PIKE, noun. A turnpike.
PIKE, noun. A pointy extrusion at the toe of a shoe, found in old-fashioned footwear.
PIKE, noun. (diving) A dive position with knees straight and a tight bend at the hips.
PIKE, noun. (obsolete) (UK) (dialect) A hayfork.
PIKE, noun. (obsolete) A pick.
PIKE, noun. A large haycock.
PIKE, verb. (transitive) To attack, prod, or injure someone with a pike.
PIKE, verb. (Australia) (New Zealand) (slang) (often with "on" or "out") To quit or back out of a promise.
PIKE, noun. (now UK regional) A mountain peak or summit.
PIKE, proper noun. A surname​ of multiple origins, including pike.
PIKE POLE, noun. A particular kind of long tool with various uses in firefighting.
PIKE POLES, noun. Plural of pike pole

Dictionary definition

PIKE, noun. A broad highway designed for high-speed traffic.
PIKE, noun. Highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh.
PIKE, noun. A sharp point (as on the end of a spear).
PIKE, noun. Medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet.
PIKE, noun. Any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere.

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