pike pole


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pike pole

[′pīk ‚pōl]
(engineering)
A pole with a sharp metal point in one end that is used to hold utility poles upright while they are being installed.
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But he had to keep to the center of the current, pushing hard with the pike pole, so he could barely hear them.
They used long pike poles to draw in logs that escaped from the rest, horsing them back into place with thick hooked peaveys.