pikestaff

noun pike·staff \ ˈpīk-ˌstaf \

Definition of pikestaff

1 :a spiked staff for use on slippery ground
2 :the staff of a foot soldier's pike

Examples of pikestaff in a Sentence

  1. pikestaffs were in use from the Middle Ages to the 18th century

First Known Use of pikestaff

14th century

pikestaff Synonyms

Synonyms
javelin, lance, pike, spear, shaft
Related Words
dart, spike; gaff, halberd (also halbert), harpoon, leister, trident


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