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Spear vs. Ranseur

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Spearnoun

A long stick with a sharp tip used as a weapon for throwing or thrusting, or anything used to make a thrusting motion.

Ranseurnoun

Any of several types of spear with a long sharp end and two projections on each side.

Spearnoun

A soldier armed with such a weapon; a spearman.

Ranseur

A ranseur, also called roncone, was a pole weapon similar to the partisan used in Europe up to the 15th century. It was still seen in court as a ceremonial weapon through the 17th century.

Spearnoun

A lance with barbed prongs, used by fishermen to retrieve fish.

Spearnoun

(ice hockey) An illegal maneuver using the end of a hockey stick to strike into another hockey player.

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Spearnoun

(wrestling) In professional wrestling, a running tackle in which the wrestler's shoulder is driven into the opponent's midsection.

Spearnoun

A shoot, as of grass; a spire.

Spearnoun

The feather of a horse.

Spearnoun

The rod to which the bucket, or plunger, of a pump is attached; a pump rod.

Spearnoun

A long, thin strip from a vegetable.

‘asparagus and broccoli spears’;

Spearverb

To penetrate or strike with, or as if with, any long narrow object. To make a thrusting motion that catches an object on the tip of a long device.

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Spearverb

(intransitive) To shoot into a long stem, as some plants do.

Spearadjective

Male

‘a spear counterpart’;

Spearadjective

Pertaining to male family members

‘the spear side of the family’;

Spearnoun

A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting or throwing; a weapon with a long shaft and a sharp head or blade; a lance.

‘They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks.’;

Spearnoun

Fig.: A spearman.

Spearnoun

A sharp-pointed instrument with barbs, used for stabbing fish and other animals.

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Spearnoun

A shoot, as of grass; a spire.

Spearnoun

The feather of a horse. See Feather, n., 4.

Spearnoun

The rod to which the bucket, or plunger, of a pump is attached; a pump rod.

Spearverb

To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish.

Spearverb

To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire.

Spearnoun

a long pointed rod used as a weapon

Spearnoun

an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

Spearverb

pierce with a spear;

‘spear fish’;

Spearverb

thrust up like a spear;

‘The branch speared up into the air’;

Spearnoun

a weapon with a pointed tip, typically of steel, and a long shaft, used for thrusting or throwing.

Spearnoun

an instrument with a long shaft and a barbed tip used for catching fish.

Spearnoun

a spearman.

Spearnoun

a plant shoot, especially a pointed stem of asparagus or broccoli

‘smoked salmon wrapped around asparagus spears’;

Spearverb

pierce or strike with a spear or other pointed object

‘she speared her last chip with her fork’;

Spear

A spear is a pole weapon consisting of a shaft, usually of wood, with a pointed head. The head may be simply the sharpened end of the shaft itself, as is the case with fire hardened spears, or it may be made of a more durable material fastened to the shaft, such as bone, flint, obsidian, iron, steel, or bronze (or other type of stone or metal).

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