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- v. Present participle of spear.
- n. The stabbing of something with a spear.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The action denoted by the verb spear; specifically, in harvesting tobacco, the forcing of a pointed stick through the butts of several cut stalks which are to hang upon it while curing. For other methods see pegging, 6, and splitting.
- n. A fish, Trachinocephalus myops, the ground-spearing, belonging to the family Synodontidæ, found in tropical parts of the western Atlantic.
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