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(Entry 1 of 4)

a passage cleared for public vehicular travel
  • you can take the pike all the way to the city

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Synonyms of pike (Entry 2 of 4)

a weapon with a long straight handle and sharp head or blade
  • a foot soldier armed with a pike

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Synonyms of pike (Entry 3 of 4)

the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow
  • the spear's metal pike was designed to cause a gaping wound when it was pulled out of the victim

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Synonyms of pike (Entry 4 of 4)

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The first known use of pike was in the 13th century

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“Pike.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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