a bar used as a lever.

1605–15; < Dutch handspaak (see hand, spoke2), with -spaak replaced by spike1

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handspike (ˈhændˌspaɪk)
a bar or length of pipe used as a lever

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He was promptly knocked down with a handspike, and the flag captured.
Using the axe was the first thing to be learned, and then the handspike in the logging field.
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