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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A long pole with a pointed blade at one end. Also: To pierce.

Usage examples (27)
  • You have to spear a potato before you bake it so it will not explode in the oven.
  • spear fish
  • An 'the blacksmith made him what he called a spear-head.
  • Since love's spear is for woe and his shield for joy. for more
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