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.

Nearby words

  1. haji-ioannou,
  2. hajj,
  3. hajji,
  4. haka,
  5. hakafoth,
  6. hakari,
  7. hake,
  8. hakea,
  9. hakeem,
  10. hakenkreuz

Origin of hakapik

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

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