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Meaning of HANDSPIKE

Pronunciation:  'hand`spIk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a metal bar (or length of pipe) used as a lever
 

HANDSPIKE is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: bar

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hand"spike`\, n.
A bar or lever, generally of wood, used in a windlass or
capstan, for heaving anchor, and, in modified forms, for
various purposes.

 

 

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