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spear

 
Noun spear has 2 senses
  1. spear, lance, shaft - a long pointed rod used as a weapon
    --1 is a kind of weapon, arm, weapon system
    --1 has parts: barb; spearhead, spearpoint, spear-point
    --1 has particulars: assegai, assagai; javelin; trident
    Derived forms: verb spear2, verb spear1
  2. spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lance - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    --2 is a kind of implement
    --2 is a member of
     fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig
    --2 has particulars: harpoon; leister
    Derived form: verb spear1
Verb spear has 2 senses
  1. spear - pierce with a spear; "spear fish"
    --1 is one way to
    transfix, impale, empale, spike
    Derived forms: noun spear2, noun spear1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. spear, spear up - thrust up like a spear; "The branch speared up into the air"
    --2 is one way to stick out, protrude, jut out, jut, project
    Derived form: noun spear1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
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