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spike 1

British English: /spʌɪk/
American English: /spaɪk/

noun

  • 2in pl.
    (shoes) Spikes Pl.
  • 3 (large nail)
    großer Nagel
    (Railways)
    Schienennagel, der
  • 4
    (for holding papers) Zettelspieß, der

transitive verb

  • 1
    mit [großen] Nägeln befestigen (Schiene)
    mit Spikes versehen (Schuhe)
    spike somebody's guns
    [figurative]
    jemandem einen Strich durch die Rechnung machen [colloquial]
  • 2 [colloquial] (add spirits or drugs to)somebody spiked his drink
    jemand hat ihm etwas in seinen Drink getan
    spike coffee with cognac/spirits with LSD
    Cognac in den Kaffee/LSD in den Schnaps tun

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