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spear in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspearspear1 /spɪə $ spɪr/ noun [countable]  1 PMWa pole with a sharp pointed blade at one end, used as a weapon in the past2 a thin pointed stem of a plant asparagus spears
Examples from the Corpus
spearJames Mellaart reports evidence from Catal Huyuk for the use of the slingshot, bow and arrow, lance, and spear.He fought them, one man against a whole company, and his flying spear struck down warrior after warrior.He waited, wondering, clutching his spear.As they move forward, Tepilit, without warning, hurls his spear at the district officer from a few feet away.If the spear killed attackers, so much the better.Many are armoured; for the shield may be as important for victory as the sword or the spear.