Definition of ryepeck in US English:

ryepeck

noun

Southern, English Regional
  • An iron-shod pole used for mooring a punt, or serving as a mark for competitors in aquatic sports.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Eton Bureau. Origin uncertain. Perhaps from a first element of unknown origin + peck (with reference to the shape of the pole).

Pronunciation

ryepeck

/ˈrʌɪpɛk/