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Speared Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Spear \Spear\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Speared; p. pr. & vb. n. Spearing.] To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Speared'


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 bamboo spears, or it may be made of a more durable material fastened to the shaft, such as flint, obsidian, iron, steel or bronze.

The most common design for hunting or combat spears since ancient times has incorporated a metal spearhead shaped like a barbed triangle, lozenge or leaf. The heads of fishing spears usually feature barbs or serrated edges.

Spears can be divided into two broad categories: those designed for thrusting and those designed for throwing.

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  • Chinese trucker speared by wooden stake in mass pile-up miraculously survives
    Driver Li Feng, 40, was saved by doctors after his lorry crashed into an overloaded timber truck in central China and a piece of wood pinned him to his seat Read more on this news related to 'Speared'
  • Missing Malaysia plane could have speared into the sea, leaving few clues to follow
    Did the missing Malaysian jet plunge into the ocean at a steep angle, leaving virtually no debris on the surface? Did it come in flat, clip a wave and cartwheel into pieces? Or did it break up in midair, sending chunks tumbling down over a wide swath of water? Exactly how the plane hit the water makes a big difference to the teams undertaking the painstaking searc Read more on this news related to 'Speared'
  • Bruin fined for groin cheap shot
    Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined for a disgraceful cheap shot that ‘speared’ the groin of his opponent. Read more on this news related to 'Speared'

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