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blue pike

  • noun variety inhabiting the Great Lakes
    Strizostedion vitreum glaucum; blue pickerel; blue pikeperch; blue walleye.
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Boarding pike

  • (Naut.), a pike used by sailors in boarding a vessel, or in repelling an attempt to board it. Totten.
Webster 1913

Bony pike

  • (Zoöl.), the gar pike (Lepidosteus).
Webster 1913

chain pike

  • noun common in quiet waters of eastern United States
    Esox niger; chain pickerel.
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etter pike

Et"ter pike` noun
Etymology
Cf. Atter.
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) The stingfish, or lesser weever (Tranchinus vipera).
Webster 1913

Gar pike

  • . See under Gar.
Webster 1913

Gar pike, ∨ Garpike

  • (Zoöl.), a large, elongated ganoid fish of the genus Lepidosteus, of several species, inhabiting the lakes and rivers of temperate and tropical America.
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Gray pike

  • . (Zoöl.) See Sauger.
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half-pike

Half"-pike` noun
Definitions
  1. (Mil.) A short pike, sometimes carried by officers of infantry, sometimes used in boarding ships; a spontoon. Tatler.
Webster 1913

Land pike

  • . (Zoöl.) (a) The gray pike, or sauger. (b) The Menobranchus.
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morris-pike

Mor"ris-pike` noun
Definitions
  1. A Moorish pike. Obs.
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northern pike

  • noun voracious piscivorous pike of waters of northern hemisphere
    Esox lucius.
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Pike perch

  • noun any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family
    pike perch.
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  • (Zoöl.), any fresh-water fish of the genus Stizostedion (formerly Lucioperca). See Wall-eye, and Sauger.
Webster 1913

Pike pole

  • a long pole with a pike in one end, used in directing floating logs.
Webster 1913

Pike whale

  • (Zoöl.), a finback whale of the North Atlantic (Balænoptera rostrata), having an elongated snout; called also piked whale.
Webster 1913

pike's peak

  • noun a mountain peak in the Rockies in central Colorado (14,109 feet high)
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pike-devant

Pike`-de*vant" noun
Etymology
Pike point (fr. F. pique) + F. devant before.
Definitions
  1. A pointed beard. Obs.
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pike-perch

  • noun any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family
    pike perch.
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Sand pike

  • . (Zoöl.) (a) The sauger . (b) The lizard fish.
  • (Zoöl.), the lizard fish.
Webster 1913

Sea pike

  • (Zoöl.), the garfish (a).
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walleyed pike

  • noun pike-like freshwater perches
    dory; walleye; jack salmon; Stizostedion vitreum.
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Yellow pike

  • (Zoöl.), the wall-eye.
Webster 1913

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