handspike

[ hand-spahyk ]
/ ˈhændˌspaɪk /

noun

a bar used as a lever.

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Origin of handspike

1605–15; <Dutch handspaak (see hand, spoke2), with -spaak replaced by spike1
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British Dictionary definitions for handspike

handspike
/ (ˈhændˌspaɪk) /

noun

a bar or length of pipe used as a lever
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