pikeman

[ pahyk-muhn ]
/ ˈpaɪk mən /

noun, plural pike·men.

a soldier armed with a pike.

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Origin of pikeman

First recorded in 1540–50; pike2 + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for pikeman

pikeman
/ (ˈpaɪkmən) /

noun plural -men

(formerly) a soldier armed with a pike
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