from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To sharpen to a point.
  • adjective Covered with, or having, spicules.
  • adjective (Bot.) Covered with minute spiculæ, or pointed fleshy appendages; divided into small spikelets.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To sharpen to a point.


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