pike pole

noun

1
: a pole usually 12 to 20 feet long with a pike in one end used in directing floating logs or to hold utility poles upright while they are being raised or removed
2
: a fire hook having a head with a sharp point at the tip

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“Pike pole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pike%20pole. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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