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14 definitions found
 for Pike
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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, consisting of a long
        wooden shaft or staff, with a pointed steel head. It is
        now superseded by the bayonet.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A pointed head or spike; esp., one in the center of a
        shield or target. --Beau. & Fl.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A hayfork. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Tusser.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. A pick. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright. Raymond.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. A pointed or peaked hill. [R.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     6. A large haycock. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     7. A turnpike; a toll bar. --Dickens.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     8. (Zool.) sing. & pl. A large fresh-water fish ({Esox
        lucius), found in Europe and America, highly valued as a
        food fish; -- called also pickerel, gedd, luce, and
        jack.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Blue pike, grass pike, green pike, wall-eyed pike, and
           yellow pike, are names, not of true pike, but of the
           wall-eye. See Wall-eye.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Gar pike. See under Gar.
  
     Pike perch (Zool.), any fresh-water fish of the genus
        Stizostedion (formerly Lucioperca). See Wall-eye,
        and Sauger.
  
     Pike pole, a long pole with a pike in one end, used in
        directing floating logs.
  
     Pike whale (Zool.), a finback whale of the North Atlantic
        ({Bal[ae]noptera rostrata), having an elongated snout; --
        called also piked whale.
  
     Sand pike (Zool.), the lizard fish.
  
     Sea pike (Zool.), the garfish
        (a) .
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pike
      n 1: a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic [syn:
           expressway, freeway, motorway, pike, state
           highway, superhighway, throughway, thruway]
      2: highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh
      3: a sharp point (as on the end of a spear)
      4: medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long
         pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet
      5: any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food
         fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern
         hemisphere

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  88 Moby Thesaurus words for "pike":
     Autobahn, US highway, alley, alleyway, arterial, arterial highway,
     arterial street, artery, autoroute, autostrada, avenue,
     belt highway, blind alley, boulevard, bypass, byway, camino real,
     carriageway, causeway, causey, chaussee, circumferential, close,
     corduroy road, county road, court, crescent, crest, cul-de-sac,
     dead-end street, dike, dirt road, drive, driveway, expressway,
     freeway, gravel road, highroad, highway, highways and byways,
     hilltop, interstate highway, knoll, lane, local road, lofty peak,
     main drag, main road, mews, motorway, mountaintop, parkway, pave,
     paved road, peak, pic, pico, pinnacle, place, plank road, point,
     precipice, primary highway, private road, right-of-way, ring road,
     road, roadbed, roadway, route nationale, row, royal road,
     secondary road, speedway, spur, state highway, street, summit,
     superhighway, terrace, thoroughfare, through street, thruway,
     toll road, tor, township road, turnpike, wynd
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Georgia
     Population (2000):    13688
     Housing Units (2000): 5068
     Land area (2000):     218.374103 sq. miles (565.586305 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.055901 sq. miles (2.734772 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    219.430004 sq. miles (568.321077 sq. km)
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             33.089773 N, 84.377396 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, GA
      Pike County
      Pike County, GA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Kentucky
     Population (2000):    68736
     Housing Units (2000): 30923
     Land area (2000):     787.688725 sq. miles (2040.104346 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.154883 sq. miles (2.991134 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    788.843608 sq. miles (2043.095480 sq. km)
     Located within:       Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21
     Location:             37.447794 N, 82.411115 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, KY
      Pike County
      Pike County, KY
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Illinois
     Population (2000):    17384
     Housing Units (2000): 8011
     Land area (2000):     830.298891 sq. miles (2150.464165 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    18.574461 sq. miles (48.107632 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    848.873352 sq. miles (2198.571797 sq. km)
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             39.629292 N, 90.886468 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, IL
      Pike County
      Pike County, IL
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Indiana
     Population (2000):    12837
     Housing Units (2000): 5611
     Land area (2000):     336.176076 sq. miles (870.692004 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    4.906826 sq. miles (12.708620 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    341.082902 sq. miles (883.400624 sq. km)
     Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
     Location:             38.411987 N, 87.237138 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, IN
      Pike County
      Pike County, IN
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Missouri
     Population (2000):    18351
     Housing Units (2000): 7493
     Land area (2000):     672.823225 sq. miles (1742.604079 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    11.985872 sq. miles (31.043265 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    684.809097 sq. miles (1773.647344 sq. km)
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             39.360621 N, 91.145704 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, MO
      Pike County
      Pike County, MO
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    38940
     Housing Units (2000): 16720
     Land area (2000):     408.888855 sq. miles (1059.017229 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.894998 sq. miles (4.908022 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    410.783853 sq. miles (1063.925251 sq. km)
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             31.200988 N, 90.433906 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, MS
      Pike County
      Pike County, MS
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Ohio
     Population (2000):    27695
     Housing Units (2000): 11602
     Land area (2000):     441.486452 sq. miles (1143.444613 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    2.456174 sq. miles (6.361461 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    443.942626 sq. miles (1149.806074 sq. km)
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             39.073170 N, 83.037706 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, OH
      Pike County
      Pike County, OH
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    46302
     Housing Units (2000): 34681
     Land area (2000):     546.808650 sq. miles (1416.227843 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    19.829812 sq. miles (51.358975 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    566.638462 sq. miles (1467.586818 sq. km)
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             41.328631 N, 75.001054 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, PA
      Pike County
      Pike County, PA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Alabama
     Population (2000):    29605
     Housing Units (2000): 13981
     Land area (2000):     671.033468 sq. miles (1737.968630 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.061715 sq. miles (2.749829 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    672.095183 sq. miles (1740.718459 sq. km)
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             31.792165 N, 85.937370 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, AL
      Pike County
      Pike County, AL
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pike -- U.S. County in Arkansas
     Population (2000):    11303
     Housing Units (2000): 5536
     Land area (2000):     603.008374 sq. miles (1561.784452 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    10.872727 sq. miles (28.160233 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    613.881101 sq. miles (1589.944685 sq. km)
     Located within:       Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
     Location:             34.177310 N, 93.656805 W
     Headwords:
      Pike
      Pike, AR
      Pike County
      Pike County, AR
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Pike, NY -- U.S. village in New York
     Population (2000):    382
     Housing Units (2000): 141
     Land area (2000):     0.982435 sq. miles (2.544494 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.008567 sq. miles (0.022189 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.991002 sq. miles (2.566683 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            57815
     Located within:       New York (NY), FIPS 36
     Location:             42.556262 N, 78.155313 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Pike, NY
      Pike
  

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