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spear

noun [C] uk   /spɪər/ us    /spɪr/
a weapon consisting of a pole with a sharp, usually metal, point at one end, that is either thrown or held in the handHand weaponsHandguns and rifles a thin pointed stem or leaf: asparagus spearsParts of plants

spear

verb [T] uk   /spɪər/ us    /spɪr/
to push or throw a spear into an animal: They catch the fish by spearing them.Hunting to catch something on the end of a pointed tool or object: He speared a meatball with his fork.Hunting
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