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Definition of pike noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(pl. pike) a large freshwater fish with very sharp teeth
  2. 2a weapon with a sharp blade on a long wooden handle, used in the past by soldiers on foot
  3. 3= turnpike
  4. Idioms
    come down the pike (informal)
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    to happen; to become noticeable We're hearing a lot about new inventions coming down the pike.