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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pike n.
 1. Mil. A foot soldier's weapon, consisting of a long wooden shaft or staff, with a pointed steel head. It is now superseded by the bayonet.
 2. A pointed head or spike; esp., one in the center of a shield or target.
 3. A hayfork. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
 4. A pick. [Prov. Eng.]
 5. A pointed or peaked hill. [R.]
 6. A large haycock. [Prov. Eng.]
 7. A turnpike; a toll bar.
 8. Zool. sing. & pl. A large fresh-water fish (Esox lucius), found in Europe and America, highly valued as a food fish; -- called also pickerel, gedd, luce, and jack.
 Note:Blue pike, grass pike, green pike, wall-eyed pike, and yellow pike, are names, not of true pike, but of the wall-eye. See Wall-eye.
 Gar pike. See under Gar.
 Pike perch Zool., any fresh-water fish of the genus Stizostedion (formerly Lucioperca). See Wall-eye, and Sauger.
 Pike pole, a long pole with a pike in one end, used in directing floating logs.
 Pike whale Zool., a finback whale of the North Atlantic (Balænoptera rostrata), having an elongated snout; -- called also piked whale.
 Sand pike Zool., the lizard fish.
 Sea pike Zool., the garfish (a).