There was my own spoor as plain as a pikestaff in the red sand, but of Dirk Starreberg not one trace of spoor was to be seen!
The one at which the Tamburini presided was plain as a pikestaff.
He sent him to Sheffield after you; that is plainer than a pikestaff.
There is only one road, and that is as clear as a pikestaff.
Among the howling and racing men were two who carried each a human head on a pikestaff.
To Brereton the whole affair was now as plain as a pikestaff.
To me, of course, it was clear as a pikestaff and grimly I declined to discuss the matter with the bookkeeper.
All this jumped with reason well, and was plainer than a pikestaff.
The plain pikestaff is your style, morally speaking—if any one knows what a pikestaff is.
They are as plain as a pikestaff—only any man can be bamboozled by the silliest of them.