Tanus had taught her to forsake the awkward double-jointed manner of throwing that is natural to the female, and she hurled the melon she held with the force and aim of a trained javelineer. From Wordnik.com. [River God]
The javelineer Achilles. From Wordnik.com. [Theocritus, translated into English Verse] Reference
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