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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 hand a thin pointed stem or leaf: asparagus spears

spear

verb [T] uk   /spɪər/  us   /spɪr/
to push or throw a spear into an animal: They catch the fish by spearing them. to catch something on the end of a pointed tool or object: He speared a meatball with his fork.
Translations of “spear”
in Arabic رُمْح…
in Korean 창…
in Malaysian lembing…
in French lance…
in Turkish mızrak, zıpkın…
in Italian lancia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 矛, 槍, 鏢槍…
in Russian копье…
in Polish oszczep, dzida…
in Vietnamese cái mác, cái thương…
in Spanish lanza, jabalina…
in Portuguese lança…
in Thai หอก…
in German der Speer…
in Catalan llança…
in Japanese 槍(やり)…
in Indonesian tombak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 矛, 枪, 梭镖…
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