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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family;
[syn: pike-perch, pike perch]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pike \Pike\, n. [F. pique; perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. W. pig a prick, a point, beak, Arm. pik pick. But cf. also L. picus woodpecker (see Pie magpie), and E. spike. Cf. Pick, n. & v., Peak, Pique.] 1. (Mil.) A foot soldier's weapon, consisting of a long wooden shaft or staff, with a pointed steel head. It is now superseded by the bayonet. [1913 Webster] 2. A pointed head or spike; esp., one in the center of a shield or target. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3. A hayfork. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Tusser. [1913 Webster] 4. A pick. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright. Raymond. [1913 Webster] 5. A pointed or peaked hill. [R.] [1913 Webster] 6. A large haycock. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 7. A turnpike; a toll bar. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] 8. (Zool.) sing. & pl. A large fresh-water fish (Esox lucius), found in Europe and America, highly valued as a food fish; -- called also pickerel, gedd, luce, and jack. [1913 Webster] Note: Blue pike, grass pike, green pike, wall-eyed pike, and yellow pike, are names, not of true pike, but of the wall-eye. See Wall-eye. [1913 Webster] Gar pike. See under Gar. Pike perch (Zool.), any fresh-water fish of the genus Stizostedion (formerly Lucioperca). See Wall-eye, and Sauger. Pike pole, a long pole with a pike in one end, used in directing floating logs. Pike whale (Zool.), a finback whale of the North Atlantic (Bal[ae]noptera rostrata), having an elongated snout; -- called also piked whale. Sand pike (Zool.), the lizard fish. Sea pike (Zool.), the garfish (a) . [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wall-eye \Wall"-eye`\, n. [See Wall-eyed.] [1913 Webster] 1. An eye in which the iris is of a very light gray or whitish color; -- said usually of horses. --Booth. [1913 Webster] Note: Jonson has defined wall-eye to be "a disease in the crystalline humor of the eye; glaucoma." But glaucoma is not a disease of the crystalline humor, nor is wall-eye a disease at all, but merely a natural blemish. --Tully. In the north of England, as Brockett states, persons are said to be wall-eyed when the white of the eye is very large and distorted, or on one side. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) (a) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion vitreum) having large and prominent eyes; -- called also glasseye, pike perch, yellow pike, and wall-eyed perch. (b) A California surf fish (Holconotus argenteus). (c) The alewife; -- called also wall-eyed herring. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pike perch n 1: any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family [syn: pike-perch, pike perch]