hook-headed spike

noun

Definition of hook-headed spike

: a spike with extended head to hook over the base of a railroad rail and secure it to a tie

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“Hook-headed spike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hook-headed%20spike. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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