handspike

noun
hand·spike | \ˈhan(d)-ˌspīk \

Definition of handspike 

: a bar used as a lever

First Known Use of handspike

1559, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for handspike

by folk etymology from Dutch handspaak, from hand hand + spaak pole; akin to Old English spāca spoke

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