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Spear

n.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.
2.Fig.: A spearman.
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
a - (Bot.) 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.
Spear side
the male line of a family.
- Crabb.
Spear thistle
(Bot.) the common thistle (Cnicus lanceolatus).
- Lowell.
v. t.1.To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish.
[imp. & p. p. Speared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Spearing.]
v. i.1.To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire.
Noun1.Spearspear - a long pointed rod used as a weapon
Synonyms: lance, shaft
2.spear - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
Synonyms: fishgig, fizgig, gig, lance
Verb1.spear - pierce with a spear; "spear fish"
2.spear - thrust up like a spear; "The branch speared up into the air"
Synonyms: spear up
To dream that you are throwing spear, indicates that you are thrusting forth your will and power into a situation at hand. It is a statement of your strength and commitment.anthrophore, assegai, auger, axis, bag, bayonet, bill, bine, bite, blade, bole, bore, bough, bract, bracteole, bractlet, branch, branchedness, branchiness, broach, burgeon, cane, carpophore, catch, caudex, caulicle, caulis, cotyledon, countersink, culm, dagger, deadwood, dirk, drill, empierce, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entrap, fix, flag, flagellum, floral leaf, foliole, footstalk, fork, foul, frond, funicule, funiculus, glume, gore, gouge, gouge out, halberd, harpoon, haulm, hole, honeycomb, hook, impale, involucre, involucrum, javelin, knife, lamina, lance, land, lasso, leaf, leaflet, leafstalk, lemma, ligule, limb, mesh, nail, needle, net, noose, offshoot, partisan, pedicel, peduncle, penetrate, perforate, petal, petiole, petiolule, petiolus, pierce, pike, pile, pine needle, pink, plunge in, poniard, prick, punch, puncture, ramage, ramification, ream, ream out, reed, riddle, rope, run through, runner, saber, sack, sarment, scion, seed leaf, seedstalk, sepal, shoot, skewer, slip, snag, snare, sniggle, spathe, spike, spire, spit, spontoon, spray, sprig, sprit, sprout, stab, stalk, stem, stick, stiletto, stipe, stipula, stipule, stock, stolon, straw, sucker, switch, sword, take, tangle, tangle up with, tap, tendril, thallus, tigella, transfix, transpierce, trap, trepan, trephine, trunk, twig
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Spear foot
Spear grass
Spear hand
Spear side
spear thistle
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Spear widgeon
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Spearer
Spearfish
Spearhead
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Spearman
Spearmint
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