hakapik

[ hah-kuh-pik ]
/ ˈhɑ kəˌpɪk /

noun

an implement used in seal hunting, consisting of an iron or steel hook, sometimes with a hammer opposite, mounted on a long wooden pole.

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Origin of hakapik

1975–80; <Norwegian hakepigg, equivalent to hake hook (cf. hake, hook1) + pigg spike (akin to pike1)

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