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pikestaff

See definition of pikestaff on Dictionary.com
  • as incane
  • as instaff

synonyms for pikestaff

  • pole
  • rod
  • walking stick
  • staff
  • vade mecum
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How to use pikestaff in a sentence

And all the branches strut right up to the sky and the whole tree shoots up, straight and proud as a pikestaff.
THE OLD WILLOW TREE AND OTHER STORIESCARL EWALD
"It's plain as a pikestaff, if you'll excuse me," Mr. Rogers answered her.
POISON ISLANDARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH (Q)
The plain pikestaff is your style, morally speaking—if any one knows what a pikestaff is.
THE LANDLORD AT LION'S HEAD, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
They started for this purpose in company, Tom armed with his two-handed sword, and the tinker with his long pikestaff.
POPULAR RHYMES AND NURSERY TALESDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
Among the howling and racing men were two who carried each a human head on a pikestaff.
THE HERO OF THE PEOPLEALEXANDRE DUMAS
Did the cub's hangdog of a father not offer a thousand pounds for my head on the end of a pikestaff?
HERALDS OF EMPIREAGNES C. LAUT
A few steps behind him stood Goliath, leaning upon the ashen pikestaff.
THE WANDERING JEW, COMPLETEEUGENE SUE
That June would have trouble with the fellow was as plain as a pikestaff; he had no more idea of money than a cow.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, COMPLETEJOHN GALSWORTHY
It was as obvious as a pikestaff to that sagacious gentlewoman; Mr. Harley and Storri had quarreled over stocks.
THE PRESIDENTALFRED HENRY LEWIS
All this jumped with reason well, and was plainer than a pikestaff.
DARIELR. D. BLACKMORE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PIKESTAFF

  • pikestaff
  • pole
  • rod
  • staff
  • vade mecum
  • walking stick
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.