pike·​man ˈpīk-mən How to pronounce pikeman (audio)
: a soldier armed with a pike

Word History

First Known Use

1566, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pikeman was in 1566

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“Pikeman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pikeman. Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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