pikestaff

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

pike +‎ staff

NounEdit

pikestaff (plural pikestaffs or pikestaves)

  1. The wooden shaft of a pike.
  2. A staff with a spike in the lower end, to guard against slipping.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

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