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ˈhændˌspaɪkhand·spike

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handspikenoun

    a metal bar (or length of pipe) used as a lever

Wiktionary

  1. handspikenoun

    A bar or lever, generally of wood, used in a windlass or capstan, for heaving anchor, and, in modified forms, for various purposes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Handspikenoun

    a bar or lever, generally of wood, used in a windlass or capstan, for heaving anchor, and, in modified forms, for various purposes

Freebase

  1. Handspike

    A handspike is a metal bar or pipe that is used as a lever for prying or leverage, similar to a crowbar. Handspike is also an archaic term for a bar or lever, generally of wood, used in a windlass or capstan, for heaving anchor, and, in modified forms, for various other purposes.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. handspike

    A lever made of tough ash, and used to heave round the windlass in order to draw up the anchor from the bottom, or move any heavy articles, particularly in merchant ships. The handle is round, but the other end is square, conforming to the shape of the holes in the windlass. (See GUNNER'S HANDSPIKE.)

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handspike in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handspike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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