"spear" in the noun sense
1. spear, lance, shaft
a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
2. spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lance
an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
"spear" in the verb sense
pierce with a spear
2. spear, spear up
thrust up like a spear
"The branch speared up into the air"
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