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Spear-point   /spɪr-pɔɪnt/   Listen
Spear-point

noun
1.
The head and sharpened point of a spear.  Synonyms: spearhead, spearpoint.






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"Spear-point" Quotes from Famous Books



... to be beaten to death, he cut his body open, and with his own knife sliced the brave man's heart. On another occasion he had 500 prisoners brought before him. Seizing a sharp lance he first explored the region of the ribs, and then plunged the spear-point into the heart of each victim in succession. A garland of these hearts was made and hung up on the gate of Tunis. The Arabs regarded the heart as the seat of thought in man, the throne of the will, the center of intellectual ...
— Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) • John Addington Symonds



Words linked to "Spear-point" :   pike, lance, point, spearpoint, shaft, spear



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