pike pole

(in lumbering) a long pole with a metal point and a fixed hook, for catching and guiding logs.

1820–30, Americanism

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pike-pole
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: pike-perch
Next Definition: pike-staff
Words Near: pike-pole
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for pike-pole
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing pike-pole
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature