Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Casca advanced down to the first steps, dodging a thrown boarspear, knocking it, glancing, off his shield.

    The Eternal Mercenary

  • I had ordered four double-barrelled rifles of No. 10 bore to be made to my own pattern; my hunting-knives and boarspear heads I had made to my own design by Paget of Piccadilly, who turned out the perfection of steel; and I arrived in Ceylon with a pack of fine foxhounds and a favourite greyhound of wonderful speed and strength, 'Bran,' who, though full of years, is still alive.

    The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

  • I had ordered four double-barrelled rifles of No. 10 bore to be made to my own pattern; my hunting-knives and boarspear heads I had made to my own design by Paget of Piccadilly, who turned out the perfection of steel; and I arrived in Ceylon with a pack of fine foxhounds and a favourite greyhound of wonderful speed and strength,

    The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon

  • The villain would have stabbed her as she lay in his lap; but the young lord was already there, and seeing what he was about to do, thrust the boarspear, which he held in his hand, in between the constable's shoulders, so that he fell headlong on the earth, and his own sword, by the guidance of the most righteous God, went into his ribs on one side, and out again at the other.

    Maria Schweidler die Bernsteinhexe. English

  • I entered the door I was struck with the sight of a figure with a lamp in its hand, in the place where I had been sitting, attentively surveying a curious boarspear, which I had taken from the armoury.

    The Lord of Hardivyle, an Historical Legend of the Fourteenth Century

  • Edwin turned his eyes upon the horrid monster; he grasped his boarspear in his hand.

    Imogen A Pastoral Romance

  • "Commend me to the boar upon the table likewise," said Catiline; "still, with my friend Arvina at my side, and a good boarspear in my hand, I would like well to bide the charge of a tusker!

    The Roman Traitor (Vol. 1 of 2)

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.