ram-pole

rampike

[ram-pahyk]
noun Chiefly Canadian.
a dead tree, especially the bleached skeleton or splintered trunk of a tree killed by fire, lightning, or wind.
Also called rampick [ram-pik] , rampole [ram-pohl] .


Origin:
1585–95; origin uncertain

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