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pike1 British & World English

A long-bodied predatory freshwater fish with a pointed snout and large teeth, of both Eurasia and North America

pike2 British & World English

An infantry weapon with a pointed steel or iron head on a long wooden shaft

pike3 British & World English

short for turnpike.

pike4 British & World English

A jackknife position in diving or gymnastics

pike5 British & World English

Withdraw from or go back on (a plan or agreement)

pike out in pike5 British & World English

Withdraw from or go back on (a plan or agreement)

Pike, Zebulon British & World English

(1779–1813), US soldier and explorer; full name Zebulon Montgomery Pike. He led several expeditions into the Louisiana Purchase region, where he came upon (but never climbed) what is now called Pike’s Peak in Colorado. He was killed at York (now Toronto) in Ontario, Canada, while leading a charge against the British during the War of 1812

Scafell Pike British & World English

A mountain in the Lake District of NW England, in Cumbria. Rising to a height of 978 m (3,210 ft), it is the highest peak in England

Scafell Pike New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

mountain in the Lake District

pike on in pike5 British & World English

Let (someone) down

come down the pike British & World English

Appear on the scene; come to notice

pikeperch British & World English

A predatory pike-like freshwater fish of the perch family, especially the zander

come down the pike in pike3 British & World English

Appear on the scene; come to notice

northern pike in pike1 British & World English

A long-bodied predatory freshwater fish with a pointed snout and large teeth, of both Eurasia and North America

Zebulon Montgomery Pike in Pike, Zebulon British & World English

(1779–1813), US soldier and explorer; full name Zebulon Montgomery Pike. He led several expeditions into the Louisiana Purchase region, where he came upon (but never climbed) what is now called Pike’s Peak in Colorado. He was killed at York (now Toronto) in Ontario, Canada, while leading a charge against the British during the War of 1812