pike pole

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noun

(in lumbering) a long pole with a metal point and a fixed hook, for catching and guiding logs.

Nearby words

  1. pik pobedy,
  2. pika,
  3. pikake,
  4. pikau,
  5. pike,
  6. pike's peak,
  7. pike, james albert,
  8. pike, zebulon montgomery,
  9. pikeblenny,
  10. piked dogfish

Origin of pike pole

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30

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