What is pike?

  • (noun): Medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pike:

Arthur's Pike - Topography
... The descending ridge turns north east at Arthur's Pike, passing over the knoll of White Knott as it falls between Aik Beck and the lake, heading for Pooley Bridge ... To the west of Arthur's Pike the land falls steeply to Swarthbeck ... stream divides the fell from its twin, Bonscale Pike, before flowing to Ullswater ...
Triosk
... Laurence Pike is also a member of experimental rock band PVT (Warp), Roam the Hello Clouds and records and tours with Flanger, Savath and Savalas, Jack Ladder, Qua and ... Both Moment Returns and Headlight Serenade were co-produced by Richard Pike of Pivot ... (electric and acoustic bass) Laurence Pike (drums, percussion, programming) ...
Broom Fell - Ascents
... Ard Crags Barf Barrow Broom Fell Castle Crag Catbells Causey Pike Dale Head Eel Crag (Crag Hill) Grasmoor Graystones Grisedale Pike High Spy Hindscarth Hopegill Head Knott Rigg Ling Fell Lord's Seat Maiden Moor ...
Hag Pike
... Hag Pike (68°57′S 66°59′W / 68.950°S 66.983°W / -68.950 -66.983Coordinates 68°57′S 66°59′W / 68.950°S 66.983°W / -68.950 -66.983 ... Hag Pike was photographed from the air by the British Graham Land Expedition, 1937, and by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1947 ...
Pennsylvania Route 563 - Major Intersections
... Montgomery Upper Salford Township 0.0 0.0 PA 63 (Sumneytown Pike) Bucks West Rockhill Township 7.3 11.7 To PA 309 (Lawn Avenue) East Rockhill Township 12.2 19.6 PA 313 east (Dublin ...

More definitions of "pike":

  • (noun): Any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere.
  • (noun): A sharp point (as on the end of a spear).
  • (noun): Highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh.

Famous quotes containing the word pike:

    Did you ever hear tell of Sweet Betsy from Pike.
    Who crossed the wide mountains with her lover Ike,
    —Unknown. Sweet Betsey from Pike (l. 1–2)

    Death had his grudge against me, and he got up in the way, like an
    armed robber, with a pike in his hand.
    Petrarch (1304–1374)