Gray pike


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gray pike (Zoöl) See Sauger.
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In literature:

There from out a gray castle poured a troop of men, armed with pikes and axes, who shouted and came running down upon them.
"Robin Hood" by J. Walker McSpadden
Men with faces gray and hollow-eyed laid down their crow-bars and pike-poles.
"A Pagan of the Hills" by Charles Neville Buck
Two years later, on the twenty-eighth of June, a friend and I clambered up Grays Peak, which is several hundred feet higher than Pikes Peak.
"Our Bird Comrades" by Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
It is also known as jack, sand-pike, gray-pike, and rattlesnake pike.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall

In poetry:

"Ye maunna Benjie head, brothers,
Ye maunna Benjie hang;
But ye maun pike out his twa gray een.
And punish him ere he gang.
"Young Benjie" by Andrew Lang
"Shall we young Benjie head, sister?
Shall we young Benjie hang?
Or shall we pike out his twa gray een,
And punish him ere he gang?"
"Young Benjie" by Andrew Lang