piked
adjective see pike I

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  • Piked — Piked, a. Furnished with a pike; ending in a point; peaked; pointed. With their piked targets bearing them down. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • piked — See pike1. * * * …   Universalium

  • piked — adjective a) Furnished with a pike; ending in a point; peaked; pointed b) Describing a dive in which the knees are kept straight, but the body is bent at a right angle at the hips …   Wiktionary

  • piked — paɪk n. summit of a hill; type of large freshwater fish; toll road, turnpike; tax, tariff n. spear, lance; javelin, bayonet v. hit with a javelin, pierce with a spear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • piked — a. Acuminated, pointed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • piked — ˈpīkə̇d, kt adjective Etymology: Middle English, from pike (I) + ed : having a pike, sharp point, or spine : peaked, pointed …   Useful english dictionary

  • piked whale — Pike Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • piked whale — noun small finback of coastal waters of Atlantic and Pacific • Syn: ↑lesser rorqual, ↑minke whale, ↑Balaenoptera acutorostrata • Hypernyms: ↑rorqual, ↑razorback • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • piked dogfish — noun : spiny dogfish * * * Brit. the spiny dogfish. [1870 75] * * * piked dogfish, = spiny dogfish. (Cf. ↑spiny dogfish) …   Useful english dictionary

  • piked dogfish — Brit. the spiny dogfish. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

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