Definition of Pikemen

1. Noun. (plural of pikeman) ¹



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Definition of Pikemen

1. pikeman [n] - See also: pikeman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pikemen

pike-perch
pike-perches
pike perch
pike pole
pike poles
pikeblenny
piked
piked reverse hang
piked whale
pikehead
pikeheads
pikelet
pikelets
pikelike
pikeman
pikemen (current term)
pikeminnow
pikeminnows
pikeperch
pikeperches
piker
pikers
pikes
pikestaff
pikestaffs
pikestaves
piketail
pikey
pikeys
piki

Literary usage of Pikemen

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1. The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine by John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) (1809)
"With this arrangement all the essential operations of pikemen may be accomplished, without manoeuvres for (lie change of front, «pon the simple principles ..."

2. Omitted Chapters of the History of England from the Death of Charles I to by Andrew Bisset (1864)
"Tothill show more exactly than appears from any authority I have before met with the proportion which the musketeers at that time bore to the pikemen. ..."

3. Rise and Fall of the Irish Nation. by Jonah Barrington (1848)
"Walpole defeated and killed—General Fawcett defeated—General Dundas and the Cavalry defeated by the pikemen—Captain ..."

4. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"The Macedonian pka- lanx is described by Polybius to be a square battail of pikemen, consisting of sixteen in flank, and fire hundred in front ..."

5. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"one circumstance not to be forgotten in the march of the city that day, when the show by water was little inferior to the other by land, that the pikemen ..."

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