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  • v. To sharpen to a point.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with, or having, spicules.
  • adj. Covered with minute spiculæ, or pointed fleshy appendages; divided into small spikelets.
  • transitive v. To sharpen to a point.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To sharpen to a point.
  • In zoology, sharp-pointed; spicate.
  • Covered with or divided into fine points.
  • To cover with or stick full with fine points, darts, etc.


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