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Definition of Spear
SpearSpear Spear, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Speared; p. pr. & vb. n.
To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a
fish. SpearSpear Spear, v. i.
To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire.
--Mortimer. SpearSpear Spear, n. [OE. spere, AS. spere; akin to D. & G. speer,
OS. & OHS. sper, Icel. spj["o]r, pl., Dan. sp[ae]r, L.
1. A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by
thrusting or throwing; a weapon with a long shaft and a
sharp head or blade; a lance.
Note: [See Illust. of Spearhead.] ``A sharp ground spear.'
They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and
their spears into pruning hooks. --Micah iv. 3.
2. Fig.: A spearman. --Sir W. Scott.
3. A sharp-pointed instrument with barbs, used for stabbing
fish and other animals.
4. A shoot, as of grass; a spire.
5. The feather of a horse. See Feather, n., 4.
6. The rod to which the bucket, or plunger, of a pump is
attached; a pump rod.
Spear foot, the off hind foot of a horse.
Spear grass. (Bot.)
(a) The common reed. See Reed, n., 1.
(b) meadow grass. See under Meadow.
Spear hand, the hand in which a horseman holds a spear; the
right hand. --Crabb.
Spear side, the male line of a family. --Lowell.
Spear thistle (Bot.), the common thistle (Cnicus
Meaning of Spear from wikipedia
- A spear
is a pole weapon consisting
of a shaft, usually
of wood, with a pointed
head. The head may be simply
end of the shaft
2, 1981) is an American
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- Mónica Spear Mootz
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2014) was a Venezuelan
and beauty pageant titleholder
who won Miss Venezuela
2004. She also...
by the stage
name Burning Spear
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and musician. Burning Spear
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(originally Stanford Positron Electron Asymmetric
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- the Lance
(named after Saint
Longinus), the Spear
of Destiny, or the Holy Spear
, is legendarily known
as the lance
- A spear
(pronounced /ˈætlætəl/ or /ˈɑːtlɑːtəl/; Nahuatl ahtlatl
[ˈaʔt͡ɬat͡ɬ]) is a tool that uses leverage
- The Select Precision Effects
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air-to-ground and possibly
anti-ship missile. It is planned
to be operational...
- A boar spear
is a spear
used for boar hunting. It is relatively short
and has two "lugs" or "wings" on the spearsocket behind
the blade, which...
- End of the Spear
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