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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de pikeENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

Middle French _pique_ (“long thrusting weapon”), from Old French _pic_ (“sharp point”), and from Old English _pīc_ (“pointed object, pick axe”), ultimately a variant form of _pick_, with meaning narrowed. Cognate with Dutch _piek_, dialectal German _Peik_, Norwegian _pik_. Doublet of _pique_. PRONUNCIATION * Rhymes: -aɪk NOUN PIKE (_plural_ PIKES) * A very long thrusting spear used two-handed by infantry both for attacks on enemy foot soldiers and as a counter-measure against cavalry assaults. The PIKE is not intended to be thrown. * 1790, James Bruce, _Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile_ Each had a small ax in the foreangle of his saddle, and a PIKE about fourteen feet long, the weapon with which he charged; * A sharp point, such as that of the weapon. (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?) * Any carnivorous freshwater fish of the genus _Esox_, especially the northern pike, _Esox lucius_. * A turnpike. (Can we find and add a quotation of Charles Dickens to this entry?) * A pointy extrusion at the toe of a shoe, found in old-fashioned footwear. * 1861, _The comprehensive history of England Vol. 1_ During the earlier part of this period, the long PIKE disappeared from the shoe, but in the later part it returned in greater longitude than ever. * 1904, George Nicholls, _A History of the English Poor Law in Connection with the State of the Country and the Condition of the People_ Thus the statute of Edward the Fourth, which forbade the fine gentlemen of those times, under the degree of a lord, to wear PIKES upon their shoes or boots of more than two inches in length, was a law that savoured of oppression, because, however ridiculous the fashion might appear, the restraining of it by pecuniary penalties would serve no purpose of common utility. * (diving) A dive position with knees straight and a tight bend at the hips. * 2000, JG Ballard, _Super-Cannes_, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 167: She sprang into the air and jack-knifed into a clumsy PIKE before following her hands into the water. * 2008, TSN, _China wins first diving medal at Beijing Olympics_ Aug 10 2008 [1] Guo and Wu took a big lead after the second dive, a back dive in PIKE position, which the judges awarded three perfect tens for synchronization. * (obsolete, UK, dialect) A hayfork. (Can we find and add a quotation of Tusser to this entry?) * (obsolete) A pick. (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?) (Can we find and add a quotation of Wright to this entry?) * A large haycock. (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?) SYNONYMS * (the fish species _Esox lucius_): _see:_ northern pike DERIVED TERMS * come down the pike * garpike * pikehead * pikestaff * pikeman TRANSLATIONS VERB PIKE (_third-person singular simple present_ PIKES, _present participle_ PIKING, _simple past and past participle_ PIKED) * (transitive) To attack, prod, or injure someone with a pike. * (Australia, New Zealand, slang, often with "on" or "out") To quit or back out of a promise. _Don't PIKE on me like you did last time!_ * 2002, Sylvia Lawson, _How Simone De Beauvoir Died in Australia_, page 151, —But Camus PIKED out, said Carole. Sartre and that lot got pissed off with him, he stood off from the war, he wouldn′t oppose it. * 2006, Pip Wilson, _Faces in the Street: Louisa and Henry Lawson and the Castlereagh Street Push_, page 543, Holman accepted the challenge while Norton ‘PIKED out’; nevertheless Holman won Cootamundra against a strong candidate. * 2008, Chris Pash,

Middle French pique (long thrusting weapon), from Old French pic (sharp point), and from Old English pīc (pointed object, pick axe), ultimately a variant form of pick, with meaning narrowed.

Cognate with Dutch piek, dialectal German Peik, Norwegian pik. Doublet of pique.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aɪk

Noun

pike (plural pikes)

  1. A very long thrusting spear used two-handed by infantry both for attacks on enemy foot soldiers and as a counter-measure against cavalry assaults. The pike is not intended to be thrown.
  2. A sharp point, such as that of the weapon.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)
  3. Any carnivorous freshwater fish of the genus Esox, especially the northern pike, Esox lucius.
  4. A turnpike.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Charles Dickens to this entry?)
  5. A pointy extrusion at the toe of a shoe, found in old-fashioned footwear.
  6. (diving) A dive position with knees straight and a tight bend at the hips.
  7. (obsolete, UK, dialect) A hayfork.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Tusser to this entry?)
  8. (obsolete) A pick.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?)
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wright to this entry?)
  9. A large haycock.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
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Verb

pike (third-person singular simple present pikes, present participle piking, simple past and past participle piked)

  1. (transitive) To attack, prod, or injure someone with a pike.
  2. (Australia, New Zealand, slang, often with "on" or "out") To quit or back out of a promise.
    Don't pike on me like you did last time!

English - Etymology 2

Perhaps a special use of Etymology 1, above; or from an early Scandinavian language, compare Norwegian _pik_ (“summit”). PRONUNCIATION * Rhymes: -iːk * Homophones: peak, peek, pique NOUN PIKE (_plural_ PIKES) * (now UK regional) A mountain peak or summit. * 1621, Robert Burton, _The Anatomy of Melancholy_, II.ii.3: The PIKE of Teneriffe how high it is? 70 miles? or 50, as Patricius holds? or 9, as Snellius demonstrates in his _Eratosthenes_?

Perhaps a special use of Etymology 1, above; or from an early Scandinavian language, compare Norwegian pik (summit).

Pronunciation

Noun

pike (plural pikes)

  1. (now UK regional) A mountain peak or summit.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de pikeENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* ^ “pike” in Douglas Harper, _Online Etymology Dictionary_ (2001).

  1. ^ “pike” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de pikeENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* kepi, kipe

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de pikeNORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - ETYMOLOGY
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Norwegian Bokmål - Etymology

From Old Norse _píka_, probably from Finnish.

From Old Norse píka, probably from Finnish.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de pikeNORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - NOUN
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Norwegian Bokmål - Noun

PIKE

pike

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de pikeNORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - REFERENCES
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Norwegian Bokmål - References

* “pike” in _The Bokmål Dictionary_.


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