pikeman

[ pahyk-muh n ]
/ ˈpaɪk mən /

noun, plural pike·men.

a soldier armed with a pike.

Origin of pikeman

First recorded in 1540–50; pike2 + -man
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pikeman

/ (ˈpaɪkmən) /

noun plural -men

(formerly) a soldier armed with a pike
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