gar-pike

  • 1Gar pike — Pike Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …

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  • 2Gar pike — Gar Gar, n. [Prob. AS. g[=a]r dart, spear, lance. The name is applied to the fish on account of its long and slender body and pointed head. Cf. {Goad}, {Gore}, v.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any slender marine fish of the genera {Belone} and {Tylosurus}. See …

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  • 3Gar pike — or Garpike Gar pike (Zo[ o]l.) See under {Gar}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4gar pike — gar pike, = gar. (Cf. ↑gar) …

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  • 5gar-pike — n. See gar fish …

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  • 6gar-pike — …

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  • 7Pike — Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …

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  • 8Pike perch — Pike Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …

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  • 9Pike pole — Pike Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …

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  • 10Pike whale — Pike Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …

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  • 11Gar — Gar, n. [Prob. AS. g[=a]r dart, spear, lance. The name is applied to the fish on account of its long and slender body and pointed head. Cf. {Goad}, {Gore}, v.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any slender marine fish of the genera {Belone} and {Tylosurus}. See… …

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  • 12gar — gar1 /gahr/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) gar, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) gars. 1. Also called garfish, garpike. any predaceous freshwater fish of the genus Lepisosteus, of North America, covered with hard, diamond shaped… …

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  • 13gar-fish — n. Greenbone, horn fish, sea needle, gar pike, sea pike, long nose, gore bill, sword fish, mackerel guide, snook (Esox belone or Belone vulgaris) …

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  • 14Gar (disambiguation) — Gar may refer to:* Gar, a North American freshwater fish of the family Lepisosteidae. It may also be used to describe certain other fish of similar shape, including: **Needlefish such as Belone belone **Pike characins such as Ctenolucius hujeta… …

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  • 15gar — (n.) pike like fish, 1765, American English, shortening of garfish (mid 15c.), from O.E. gar spear, from P.Gmc. *gaizo (Cf. O.N. geirr, O.S., O.H.G. ger, Ger. Ger spear ), from PIE *ghaiso stick, spear (see GOAD (Cf. goad)) …

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  • 16Sand pike — Pike Pike, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see {Pie} magpie), and E. spike. Cf. {Pick}, n. & v., {Peak}, {Pique}.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier s weapon,… …

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