spiked
adjective Date: 1601 1. having an inflorescence that is a spike 2. having a sharp projecting point 3. of hair arranged in stiff tufts

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  • Spiked — Spiked, a. Furnished or set with spikes, as corn; fastened with spikes; stopped with spikes. [1913 Webster] A youth, leaping over the spiked pales, . . . was caught by those spikes. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spiked — can mean:* Spiked (magazine), a British Internet based magazine * Spiked (hairstyle), hairstyles featuring spikesAs a verb:* The act of driving a spike into the firing mechanism of a cannon, rendering it temporarily useless. * The act of driving… …   Wikipedia

  • Spiked! — is a Hardy Boys novel.It s vacation time for the Hardys in Laguna Beach, California, as the Hardys take a break from everything. Their vacation is cut short when a contestant of the nearby volleyball tournament is announced dead. The Hardys take… …   Wikipedia

  • spiked — 1. mod. having to do with a drink with alcohol added; having to do with a punch with an alcoholic content. □ Is the punch spiked? I want some without. □ We only have spiked punch. □ Bart’s breakfast orange juice is usually spiked. 2. mod. alcohol …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • spiked — [[t]spa͟ɪkt[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is spiked has one or more spikes on it. ...spiked railings. ...spiked golf shoes. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n If someone has spiked hair, their hair is short and sticks up all over their head. 3) → See also …   English dictionary

  • Spiked — Spike Spike, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spiked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiking}.] 1. To fasten with spikes, or long, large nails; as, to spike down planks. [1913 Webster] 2. To set or furnish with spikes. [1913 Webster] 3. To fix on a spike. [R.] Young.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spiked — adjective a) Containing alcohol or drugs, often without the informing those who partake. The large punch bowl has the special spiked punch, the small punch bowl is for the kids. b) Having spikes. Syn: peaked, spiky …   Wiktionary

  • spiked — adj. Spiked is used with these nouns: ↑heel …   Collocations dictionary

  • spiked — Synonyms and related words: acanthoid, acanthous, acicular, acuate, aculeate, aculeiform, acuminate, acute, barbed, cornuted, cusped, cuspidate, hispid, horned, horny, mucronate, needle pointed, needle sharp, pointed, pronged, sharp pointed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spiked — spaɪk n. large nail; pointed piece of metal; young mackerel; unbranched antlers of a young deer; sudden rise or increase; flower stalk; ear of wheat or other grain; downward hit (Volleyball) v. fasten or secure with a spike; pierce with a spike; …   English contemporary dictionary

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