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The answer SPEAR has 429 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of spear in various dictionaries:
A weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharply pointed end.
A shaft with a sharp point and barbs for spearing fish.
A soldier armed with a spear.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Catch fish, in a primitive way|
|Weapon that's thrown|
|Primitive fishing tool|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Zulu Prince Shaka conquered much of southern Africa when he adapted this throwing weapon for stabbing|
|In the 1960s Nelson Mandela led the military group "Umkhonto we Sizwe", or this weapon "of the Nation"|
|The Folsom culture about 10,900 years ago had a fluted type of this weapon & a "thrower" for it|
|An opera extra, when not carrying one of these, can set it in a fewter|
|Spear, NORTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES|
|Spear, TEXAS, UNITED STATES|
|Spear, MONTANA, UNITED STATES|
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 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 triangle, lozenge, or leaf. The heads of fishing spears usually feature barbs or serrated edges.|
* The word spear comes from the Old English spere, from the Proto-Germanic speri, from a Proto-Indo-European root *sper- "spear, pole".
* Spears can be divided into two broad categories: those designed for thrusting in melee combat and those designed for throwing (usually referred to as javelins).
* The spear has been used throughout human history both as a hunting and fishing tool and as a weapon. Along with the axe, knife and club, it is one of the earliest and most important