Definition of pikeman in English:
noun (plural pikemen)historical
2A soldier armed with a pike.
- He organised his troops, placing the shields before the pikemen and the spearmen.
- The firepower of an infantry company was increased by a third as the pikemen were phased out and issued with muskets and bayonets.
- He was an unlimited supreme commander, but he also risked loss of blood along with his most humble pikeman.
Definition of pikeman in:
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