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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of woomera.

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Examples

  • He had a long spear, a womera, and two instruments like the boomerang, but more the shape of a scimitar, with a very sharp edge, having a thick place at the end, roughly carved, for the hand.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • They carry the same kind of spears, and the womera, or throwing stick, as are used by those in New

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 369, May 9, 1829

  • The dusky savages forming a line in front, and clustering eagerly upon one another behind, took their turns to throw at the coveted target; and every time that a spear left the womera, or throwing-stick, and missed the mark, a shrill yell burst simultaneously from the mass, relieving the excitement which had been pent up in every breast.

    The Bushman — Life in a New Country

  • They had left one of their spears behind, a formidable weapon about ten feet long, with a flat round point, the other end being made for throwing with the womera.

    Explorations in Australia The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • This song was just on the radio that i like i dont know what it's called i know nenah cherry and some guy sing it, it's a cool song. i'm trying to find a new phone cover for my phone, i keep getting it mixed up with my dad's its annoying, i want a cool red one but i cant find any all the ones i've seen are cheap looking clear one and they are all ugly ... the news is on the radio now, they keep talking about those 2 refugee boys that escaped from womera.

    anasthesia Diary Entry

  • a flat round point, the other end being made for throwing with the womera.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

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