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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.