Pike

[ pahyk ]
/ paɪk /

noun

James Albert,1913–69, U.S. Protestant Episcopal clergyman, lawyer, and author.
Zeb·u·lon Montgomery [zeb-yoo-luh n] /ˈzɛb yʊ lən/, 1779–1813, U.S. general and explorer.
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British Dictionary definitions for zebulon pike (1 of 5)

pike

1
/ (paɪk) /

noun plural pike or pikes

any of several large predatory freshwater teleost fishes of the genus Esox, esp E. lucius (northern pike), having a broad flat snout, strong teeth, and an elongated body covered with small scales: family Esocidae
any of various similar fishes

Word Origin for pike

C14: short for pikefish, from Old English pīc point, with reference to the shape of its jaw

British Dictionary definitions for zebulon pike (2 of 5)

pike

2
/ (paɪk) /

noun

a medieval weapon consisting of an iron or steel spearhead joined to a long pole, the pikestaff
a point or spike

verb

(tr) to stab or pierce using a pike

Word Origin for pike

Old English pīc point, of obscure origin

British Dictionary definitions for zebulon pike (3 of 5)

pike

3
/ (paɪk) /

noun

British Dictionary definitions for zebulon pike (4 of 5)

pike

4
/ (paɪk) /

noun

Northern English dialect a pointed or conical hill

Word Origin for pike

Old English pīc, of obscure origin

British Dictionary definitions for zebulon pike (5 of 5)

pike

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piked (paɪkt)

/ (paɪk) /

adjective

(of the body position of a diver) bent at the hips but with the legs straight

Word Origin for pike

C20: of obscure origin
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