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pike in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpikepike /paɪk/ noun [countable]  1 pike.jpg HBF (plural pike) a large fish that eats other fish and lives in rivers and lakes2 PMWa long-handled weapon with a sharp blade, used in the past3 come down the pike4 TTR American English spoken a turnpike
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pikeThe personal best pike measured a massive 45 inches with a girth of 24 inches and was returned alive.Imagine for a moment what easy pickings a huge shoal of small bream are to a pack of marauding pike.A 21-pound pike was caught there recently.Our image as a bunch of bumpkins who roll over for anything that comes down the pike?Authorities said they were sending biologists to Delliker Pond to determine whether pike were present there.