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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing v. - Spear with a long stick with a barbed point

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  • harpoon whales
  • For the Inuits, anything with more range than a spear or harpoon is a quantuum leap.
  • A harpoon is a sort of a spear, to which a long rope is attached.
  • Attalie made it through Round 1 of Saturday's regional finals by spelling "harpoon" correctly. for more
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