noun (1)
pike·let | \ˈpīklə̇t\
plural -s

Definition of pikelet 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a small round thick pancake baked on a griddle and traditionally served on Christmas day in Great Britain : crumpet


noun (2)
plural -s

Definition of pikelet (Entry 2 of 2)

: a small usually young pike

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History and Etymology for pikelet

Noun (1)

by shortening and alteration from earlier bara-picklet, from Welsh bara pyglyd pitchy bread

Noun (2)

pike entry 4 + -let

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