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Definition: Spike shell
, n. [Akin to LG. spiker, spieker, a large nail, D.
spijker, Sw. spik, Dan. spiger, Icel. sp[=i]k; all perhaps
from L. spica a point, an ear of grain; but in the sense of
nail more likely akin to E. spoke of a wheel. Cf. Spine
1. A sort of very large nail; also, a piece of pointed iron
set with points upward or outward.
2. Anything resembling such a nail in shape.
He wears on his head the corona radiata . . .; the
spikes that shoot out represent the rays of the sun.
3. An ear of corn or grain.
4. (Bot.) A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers
are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis.
(Bot.), either of two tall perennial American
grasses (Uniola paniculata
, and U. latifolia
broad leaves and large flattened spikelets.
. (Bot.) See under Rush
(Zo["o]l.), any pteropod of the genus
having a slender conical shell.
, three horses, or a horse and a yoke of oxen,
harnessed together, a horse leading the oxen or the span.