Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hand-held tool used as a lever to increase the throwing distance and penetrating force of a spear or dart, an atlatl; a woomera.
  • n. The separate handle of an atlatl.

Etymologies

From spear + thrower. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I want to show them the spearthrower, and Wymez's methods of working flint, and your firestones, and the thread-puller, and the horses and Wolf.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • "Since you are going to hunt mammoth with us, why don't you come back with me, and bring your spearthrower.

    The Mammoth Hunters

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