Difference between hayfork and pike
- a long-handled fork for turning or lifting hay
A scholar from Chelm who finds a hayfork in the road is likely to conclude it's a giant's menorah.
On the wall behind the three people there is a hayfork and rake.
With the hayfork carefully lowered down onto the wagon, the fork would be closed to grasp a load of hay.
- any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere
- a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
- a sharp point (as on the end of a spear)
- highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh
- medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet
My poor Lirriper was a handsome figure of a man, with a beaming eye and a voice as mellow as a musical instrument made of honey and steel, but he had ever been a free liver being in the commercial travelling line and travelling what he called a limekiln road — “a dry road, Emma my dear,” my poor Lirriper says to me, “where I have to lay the dust with one drink or another all day long and half the night, and it wears me Emma” — and this led to his running through a good deal and might have run through the turnpike too when that dreadful horse that never would stand still for a single instant set off, but for its being night and the gate shut and consequently took his wheel, my poor Lirriper and the gig smashed to atoms and never spoke afterwards.
Season of the Inundation: Sweet, black silt mingled with holy myrrh, melilot, hyssop, spikenard, balsam, cedar, and a hint of melting snow from the Abyssinian hills.
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