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pike

noun [C] uk   /paɪk/ us  

pike noun [C] (FISH)

( plural pike) a large fish that lives in lakes and rivers and eats other fish

pike noun [C] (ROAD)

US informal ( plural pikes) a turnpike : the Leesburg Pike

pike noun [C] (WEAPON)

( plural pikes) a long sharp stick used in the past as a weapon by soldiers on foot: A soldier with a pike could bring down a charging horse.

pike noun [C] (HILL)

( plural pikes) Northern a hill in northern England with a pointed top
Translations of “pike”
in Spanish lucio…
in French brochet…
in German der Hecht…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 狗魚…
in Russian щука…
in Turkish turna balığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 狗鱼…
in Polish szczupak…
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