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javelin

jave·lin

javelin

 
pronunciation:
jae v lihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a lightweight spear thrown as a weapon.
definition 2: a pointed pole resembling a spear that is thrown in an athletic field event.
definition 3: this field event, involving throwing for distance.
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  sport, weapon