screw spike

noun

Definition of screw spike

: a railroad spike with a screw thread on the upper part of the shank so that the spike can be screwed home after being driven part way in

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“Screw spike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/screw%20spike. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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