Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a spear.

Etymologies

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spear +‎ -like

Examples

  • Even the name is a little chilling, recalling a medieval spearlike weapon as well as a ferocious fish.

    Try Pike On The Fly

  • She gazed upon those chiseled granite features, the sharp angle of his jaw, the stubborn chin, the hooded eyes whose flinty gaze could penetrate with spearlike precision.

    Earl of Durkness

  • She gazed upon those chiseled granite features, the sharp angle of his jaw, the stubborn chin, the hooded eyes whose flinty gaze could penetrate with spearlike precision.

    Earl of Durkness

  • She gazed upon those chiseled granite features, the sharp angle of his jaw, the stubborn chin, the hooded eyes whose flinty gaze could penetrate with spearlike precision.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The war wagons were mobile walls of metal, each crowned with a spearlike palisade.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • One long spearlike hand aimed at twelve, the other, shorter hand at eleven.

    Nevermore

  • Research associate Craig Lee said the spearlike wooden dart had been frozen in an ice sheet for 10,000 years and became bowed as the ice melted.

    Defendant pleads guilty in plot to bomb JFK Airport

  • The war wagons were mobile walls of metal, each crowned with a spearlike palisade.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • Research associate Craig Lee said the spearlike wooden dart had been frozen in an ice sheet for 10,000 years and became bowed as the ice melted.

    Defendant pleads guilty in plot to bomb JFK Airport

  • One long spearlike hand aimed at twelve, the other, shorter hand at eleven.

    Nevermore

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