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Definition of Javelin

Javelin
Javelin Jave"lin, v. t. To pierce with a javelin. [R.] --Tennyson.
Javelin
Javelin Jave"lin, n. [F. javeline; akin to Sp. jabalina, It. giavelina, and F. javelot, OF. gavlot. Cf. Gavelock.] A sort of light spear, to be thrown or cast by thew hand; anciently, a weapon of war used by horsemen and foot soldiers; now used chiefly in hunting the wild boar and other fierce game. Flies the javelin swifter to its mark, Launched by the vigor of a Roman arm? --Addison.

Meaning of Javelin from wikipedia

- A javelin is a light spear designed primarily to be thrown, historically as a ranged weapon, but today predominantly for sport. The javelin is almost...
- The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) in length, is thrown. The javelin thrower gains momentum...
- The FGM-148 Javelin is an American man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missile fielded to replace the M47 Dragon anti-tank missile in US service. It...
- The Gloster Javelin is a twin-engined T-tailed delta-wing subsonic night and all-weather interceptor aircraft that served with Britain's Royal Air Force...
- The AMC Javelin is an American front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, two-door hardtop automobile manufactured and marketed by American Motors Corporation (AMC)...
- A Javelin is a light spear intended for throwing. It is commonly known from the modern athletic discipline, the Javelin throw. Javelin may also refer to:...
- Javelin Software Corporation (1984–1988) was a company in Cambridge, M****achusetts which developed an innovative modeling and data analysis product, also...
- The ATG Javelin was an American small high-speed personal jet that was developed by the Aviation Technology Group (ATG) prior to its bankruptcy. Planned...
- The Javelins, sometimes also known as Ian Gillan & the Javelins, is a 1960s band fronted by Ian Gillan of Deep Purple. The other members included rhythm...
- The javelin throw at the Summer Olympics is one of four track and field throwing events held at the multi-sport event. The men's javelin throw has been...