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pikeman

[pahyk-muh n] /ˈpaɪk mən/
noun, plural pikemen.
1.
a soldier armed with a pike.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; pike2 + -man
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pikeman

n.

"soldier armed with a pike," 16c., from pike (n.2) + man (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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