from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The head of a pike (the weapon)
- n. A type of mouthbrooder (fish) of the family Luciocephalidae
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The head of a pike or spear.
- n. In ichthyology, a fish of the family Luciocephalidæ.
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Sergeants drove spontoons hard into the mass of Frenchmen, skewering them with the pikehead, twisting it free and driving it forward again.
Give you, it weakens the pikehead; but 'tis a gradely ornament. '
He went on to tell, as if it had been a rosary, the names of the ruined women that the holes in his pikehead represented.
'Sir,' the Lincolnshire man answered, 'you say 'tis a folly to make small holes in a pikehead.
'So here a be,' he drawled, 'cutting little holes in my pikehead.'
He turned to Hogben, who was sitting on the ground furbishing his pikehead.
(Incidentally ’tis believed that his harpened before Gage’s Fane for it has to be over this booty spotch, though some hours to the wester, that ex-Colonel House’s preterpost heiress is to re-turn unto the outstretcheds of Dweyr O’Michael’s loinsprung the blunterbusted pikehead which his had hewn in hers, pro-longed laughter words).