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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.
Sir George Lisles Regiment of Foote and friends leave the battlefield and (right) a Sir George Lisles Regiment of Foote and friends pikeman
It's a long, painstaking process, with a pikeman's helmet taking two days to shape out of mild steel.
He profiles several units employing fading technology and tactics, including pikeman and lancers.
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.
Unbeaten Belfast prospect Decky "the Diamond" Dalton taking on Brian "the Pikeman" Moore.
Recently, Italian writer Enrico Ghedini shared photos of pike caught by Maurizio "Pikeman" Rossini displaying three color forms of pike from different waters in Italy.
It's also, frankly, much less fun to have a scripted dialogue with Catherine the Great than to watch a samurai fall to a pikeman's ax.
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
The bayonet meant that the pikeman became also the carrier of the firearm with a corresponding increase in the amount of firepower.