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rampike

[ram-pahyk] /ˈræmˌpaɪk/
noun, Chiefly Canadian.
1.
a dead tree, especially the bleached skeleton or splintered trunk of a tree killed by fire, lightning, or wind.
Also called rampick
[ram-pik] /ˈræmˌpɪk/ (Show IPA),
rampole
[ram-pohl] /ˈræmˌpoʊl/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; origin uncertain
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