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Definition of Spear

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Spear Spear, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Speared; p. pr. & vb. n. Spearing.] To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish.
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Spear Spear, v. i. To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire. --Mortimer.
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Spear Spear, n. [OE. spere, AS. spere; akin to D. & G. speer, OS. & OHS. sper, Icel. spj["o]r, pl., Dan. sp[ae]r, L. sparus.] 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.' --Chaucer. 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 lanceolatus).

Meaning of Spear from wikipedia

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- the Lance of Longinus (named after Saint Longinus), the Spear of Destiny, or the Holy Spear, is legendarily known as the lance that pierced the side...
- A spear-thrower, spear-throwing lever or atlatl (pronounced /ˈætlætəl/ or /ˈɑːtlɑːtəl/; Nahuatl ahtlatl [ˈaʔt͡ɬat͡ɬ]) is a tool that uses leverage to achieve...
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- A boar spear is a spear used for boar hunting. It is relatively short and heavy and has two "lugs" or "wings" on the spearsocket behind the blade, which...
- End of the Spear is a 2005 American drama film that recounts the story of Operation Auca, in which five American Christian missionaries attempted to evangelize...
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