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n A very long thrust | thrusting spear used two-handed by infantry both for attacks on enemy foot soldiers and as a counter-measure against cavalry assaults. The 'pike' is not intended to be thrown.
n A sharp point, such as that of the weapon.
n Any carnivorous freshwater fish of the genus Esox, especially the northern pike, (taxlink|Esox lucius|species).
n (diving) A dive position with knees straight and a tight bend at the hips.
v (transitive) To attack, prod, or injure someone with a pike.
v (Australia|New Zealand|slang|often with "on" or "out") To quit or back out of a promise.
n (context|now|_|UK|_|regional) A mountain peak or summit.