swine's–feather

noun
variants: less commonly

swine's–pike

Definition of swine's–feather

plural

swine's–feathers

also

swine's–pikes

  1. :  a stake or spear resembling a bayonet formerly fixed in a musket rest or placed in the ground to hinder cavalry

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Origin and Etymology of swine's–feather

translation of German schweinsfeder; so called from its being originally used as a hunting weapon


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