from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Furnished with a pike; ending in a point; peaked; pointed
- adj. Describing a dive in which the knees are kept straight, but the body is bent at a right-angle at the hips
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pike.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Furnished with a pike; ending in a point; peaked; pointed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as picked.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
For biceps and back, progress from modified chin-ups (bar at chest height, with feet on ground and body in piked position, underhand grip) to regular chin-ups.
Boynet, whom I mentioned above, is accoutered with the coiffure called piked horns, which, if there were any signs in
Suiting action to words, off he "piked" for the gate.
Peasants storm London, and within the week, their king breaks every promise, and the heads of their leaders are piked on London Bridge.
Waterfield still needed to hold his nerve on his final dive but got the job done with a score of 91.80 points for his back two-and-a-half somersaults, two-and-a-half twists piked to win gold with a total of 494.25.
Flooding in Nashville, Tenn., left cars piked on top of one another, and river levels continued to rise Monday after 18 inches of weekend rain.
CLETE SAT DOWN at one of the checker-cloth-covered tables in the corner of the restaurant, with a view of the intersection and the dark structural mass of The Shadows looming inside acres of live oaks bordered by a piked fence and walls of bamboo.
He wanted the children who had been playing tag in the dark to appear at his piked gate; he wanted someone from the lawn party to arrive by boat at the back of his property and invite him over; he wanted clothes on his body to take away the sense of nakedness and vulnerability that turned the backs of his legs to pudding.
By Darkman, July 7, 2010 @ 2:06 pm sorry I piked, But I could not stay awake.
The steer hit me just below the hips, and as he lifted his head and tossed me in the air, I tucked my chin and piked.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.