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Verb: spear  speer
  1. Pierce with a spear
    "spear fish"
  2. Thrust up like a spear
    "The branch speared up into the air";
    - spear up
Noun: spear  speer
  1. A long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    - lance, shaft
  2. An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    - gig, fizgig, fishgig, lance

Derived forms: spears, speared, spearing

Type of: arm, empale, impale, implement, jut, jut out, project, protrude, spike, stick out, transfix, weapon, weapon system

Part of: fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, rig, tackle

Encyclopedia: Spear, Leeds & Kellogg