Sand pike


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sand pike (Zoöl) the lizard fish.
    • Sand pike (Zoöl) The sauger
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In literature:

In front ran captives with bags of sand to fill the ditch; they were stabbed from behind with pikes and scorched with musketry fire.
"With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Pike, across the upper region of the Arkansas, to Sande Fe and Chihuahua.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
It is also known as jack, sand-pike, gray-pike, and rattlesnake pike.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall

In poetry:

A crackling fire. Light, heat in the felucca.
Pikes in the water. Pearl-white sand below.
The trident now! You'll get one if you're lucky.
Go slow, don't rush. A blow! Another blow!
"In An Estuary" by Ivan Bunin