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pikeman

[ pahyk-muhn ]
/ ˈpaɪk mən /
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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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