Definition of Spiked

1. Adjective. Having a long sharp point.

Similar to: Pointed



Definition of Spiked

1. a. Furnished or set with spikes, as corn; fastened with spikes; stopped with spikes.

Definition of Spiked

1. Adjective. (context: of a beverage) Containing alcohol or drugs, often without the informing those who partake. ¹

2. Adjective. Having spikes. ¹

3. Adjective. Of a graph or trend that has rapidly reached a maximum. ¹

4. Verb. (past of spike) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spiked

1. spike [v] - See also: spike

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiked

spike lavender
spike lavender oil
spike mike
spike moss
spike mosses
spike oil
spike out
spike potential
spike rush
spike someone's guns
spike strip
spike strips
spike suppressor
spike train
spikebill
spiked (current term)
spiked loosestrife
spikefish
spikeless
spikelet
spikelets
spikelike
spikemoss
spikemosses
spikenard
spikenards
spikeproof
spiker
spikeries
spikers

Literary usage of Spiked

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... Beat clashing on the breast of mailed men, Dinted with swords and pointed spiked spears. ... spiked ..."

2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... from rhombic-ovate to lanceolate or the uppermost even linear, acute, all or only the lower more or less angulate-toothed ; clusters spiked-panicled, ..."

3. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"... one and a half inches thick, and well spiked down. The same Commissioners were also authorized to contract for building a Court House. 1793, May 6. ..."

4. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers (1840)
"On seeing our gun-carriages in ashes, our cannon spiked, and all the signs uf extreme precipitation, he discovered in these objects not the calculation of ..."

5. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"panicle spiked, ovoid-oblong; flowers pubescent, shorter than the awns. ... leaves setaceous; panicle somewhat spiked; flowers scarcely villous at the base, ..."

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