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spike1 British & World English

A thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or another rigid material

spike2 British & World English

A flower cluster formed of many flower heads attached directly to a long stem

spike English Thesaurus

a metal spike

Lee, Spike British & World English

(B.1957), American film director; born Shelton Jackson Lee. Lee’s declared intention is to express the richness of black American culture; films such as Do the Right Thing (1989) and Malcolm X (1992) sparked controversy with their treatment of racism

spike heel British & World English

A high tapering heel on a woman’s shoe

Milligan, Spike British & World English

(1918–2002), Irish comedian and writer, born in India; born Terence Alan Milligan. He came to prominence in the cult radio programme The Goon Show (1951-9)

spike someone's guns British & World English

Thwart someone’s plans