pikeman


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pikeman

(ˈpaɪkmən)
n, pl -men
(Historical Terms) (formerly) a soldier armed with a pike
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peitsimies

pikeman

[ˈpaɪkmən] N (pikemen (pl)) (Hist) → piquero m
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Then there was the music of the rattling harness, and the ring of the horses' feet on the hard road, and the glare of the two bright lamps through the steaming hoar frost, over the leaders' ears, into the darkness, and the cheery toot of the guard's horn, to warn some drowsy pikeman or the hostler at the next change; and the looking forward to daylight; and last, but not least, the delight of returning sensation in your toes.
For example, If only one of the pikeman is attacked, the entire unit will no longer start to be unresponsive to orders.
Young history fans will also be able to learn more about the battle and there will be opportunities to train as a pikeman.
SHARP DRESSER John Todd of Ferryhill as a Royalist pikeman READY TO BATTLE Sealed Knot members Dave Murry-Fenwick as 17th-Centurt Royalist Major of Thomas Glemham and John Todd as his infantryman
While the English longbowman and Swiss pikeman challenged the dominance of the knight, it was the development of gunpowder and practical, hand-held firearms that sounded the death knell of the armored warrior and his noble steed.
You then pick what sort of anachronism you want to be: pikeman, horse-rider, drummer, musketeer etc.
They decided to re-inter the remains of an unknown pikeman to draw attention to the thousands of rebels lying in unmarked graves all over Ireland.
LARRY O'Gorman is fronting up 'The Pikeman Challenge' in a fundraising drive for Faythe Harriers hurling and camogie club.
LAST week we asked you to send us your funny captions for this picture of Foreign Minister Jack Straw with a ceremonial pikeman at London's Guildhall where he made a speech on British trade.
This week's picture shows Foreign Secretary Jack Straw with a pikeman at London's Guildhall where he was making a speech.