Land pike

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Land pike (Zoöl) The gray pike, or sauger.
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Usage

In literature:

After looking at my new path in the pine land, I crossed Pike Bluff, and breaking my way all through the burnt district, returned home by Jones's.
"Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation" by Frances Anne Kemble
King Beaulieu himself was Warburton Pike's right-hand man in his trip to the Barren Lands.
"Through the Mackenzie Basin" by Charles Mair
Once more on land, I sneaked soggy footed up to the hotel and piked for my room.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
I was on the old Plum Creek Timber Land Reserve, now a portion of the Pike National Forest.
"The Boy With the U. S. Foresters" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
In the morning, after another breakfast of pike, a small steamer conveyed us to the Height of Land.
"A Soldier's Life" by Edwin G. Rundle
On landing, Mr. Pike was met by the chief, and invited to his lodge.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
There is no use in piking along in small orders when you can do a land-office business without lifting your little finger.
"Jack and the Check Book" by John Kendrick Bangs
He landed on the point of another pike and bounded up from it, his entrails dragging behind him.
"The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies" by Frank Worthington
On the day when the expedition sailed from Sacketts Harbour General Pike issued minute instructions concerning the manner of landing and attack.
"The Niagara River" by Archer Butler Hulbert
With such a rude implement as this some fish-poachers will speedily land a good basket of pike.
"The Gamekeeper At Home" by Richard Jefferies
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In poetry:

Gone those sanguine days of slaughter,
Sword and matchlock, pike and brand;
Peace now o'er the ways of water,
Peace o'er all the length of land.
"O’Donnell Aboo" by Clinton Scollard
"Show me the order, and meanwhile strike
A blow at your peril!" said Justice Pike.
Of all the rulers the land possessed,
Wisest and boldest was he and best.
"How The Women Went From Dover" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Left to right, Knox County property assessor Teresa Dalton and certified residential appraiser Doug Russell visit with land owner James Jarnagin last month off Millertown Pike.
The director of the Iron Dog snowmachine race is looking at finish line options if open water on the Chena River prevents the use of Pike's Landing at Fairbanks.
Pike County firefighters, first responders and paramedics work the scene of an accident at the intersection of Old Lifsey Springs and Roberts Quarters Roads before a life flight helicopter lands at the scene.
Della Mae Justice stands before the jury in the Pike County Courthouse, arguing that her client's land in Greasy Creek Hollow was illegally grabbed when the neighbors expanded their cemetery behind her home.
Homeward Pikes Peak lands its 100th job.
They teamed up to land this impressive, 42 1/2 -inch northern pike on a yellow and white spinner bait.
More than two acres of land at the northern part of Lexington's Legacy Trail near Spindletop Hall and Iron Works Pike is the site of this year's Reforest the Bluegrass.
A glider attempting to land at the Philadelphia Glider Council's airport in Hilltown struck hit a tree on Limekiln Pike next to the Hilltown Fire Station about 4 pm Sunday.
6090 Black Horse Pike Mays Landing, NJ 08330.
Pike suspects that the story will be back in the news again in a few weeks as the satellite approaches reentry, and its probable landing spot becomes clear.
4501 Black Horse Pike Mays Landing, NJ 08330.
The Trojan track and field team rode 12 first place finishes to win another meet, defeating Griffin, Pike County and Eagle's Landing here last week.
Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing.
4403 Black Horse Pike Ste 2042B Mays Landing, NJ 08330.
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