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spear1

spear1

 
pronunciation:
spir
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a weapon with a long wooden shaft and a sharp pointed tip. Spears are thrown or thrust with the hand.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: speared, spearing, spears
definition: to pierce or hold fast with or as if with a spear.
The fisherman speared the salmon.The child speared the meat with her fork.
similar words:
stab
derivation: spearer (n.)
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