"pike" Definition

  1. a turnpike; “to bilk a PIKE,” to cheat the keeper of the toll-gate. Mr. Tony Weller makes many amusing remarks on PIKES and PIKE-keepers. Since the first edition of this work was published, PIKES and PIKE-keepers have departed from amongst us, so far as London and its immediate vicinity are concerned.
  2. to run, to be off with speed.

More About pike

Position in the dictionary: 2600 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: pike it, pikey, pile, pill, pill-box, pin, pinch, pinchbeck, pink, pinnel
Previous words in the dictionary: pig’s whisper, pig’s eye, pigeon’s milk, pigeon-flying, pigeon-english, pigeon, pig-headed, pig and tinder-box, pig, pieman.

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