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Definition of Pike


  1. A foot soldier's weapon, consisting of a long wooden shaft or staff, with a pointed steel head. It is now superseded by the bayonet.
  2. A pointed head or spike; esp., one in the center of a shield or target.
  3. A hayfork.
  4. A pick.
  5. A pointed or peaked hill.
  6. A large haycock.
  7. A turnpike; a toll bar.
  8. A large fresh-water fish (Esox lucius), found in Europe and America, highly valued as a food fish; -- called also pickerel, gedd, luce, and jack.

Pike Translations

pike in Danish is gedde
pike in Dutch is snoek
pike in Finnish is hauki
pike in French is brochet
pike in German is Spitze
pike in Spanish is pica, lucio