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pikestaff

[ pahyk-staf, -stahf ]
/ ˈpaɪkˌstæf, -ˌstɑf /
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noun, plural pike·staves [pahyk-steyvz]. /ˈpaɪkˌsteɪvz/.

the shaft of an infantry pike.
a foot traveler's staff with a metal point or spike at the lower end.

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Origin of pikestaff

First recorded in 1325–75, pikestaff is from the Middle English word pykstaf.See pike5, staff1

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British Dictionary definitions for pikestaff

pikestaff
/ (ˈpaɪkˌstɑːf) /

noun

the wooden handle of a pike
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