8 Definitions of Spear

The meaning of the word spear, the definition of Spear:

n. - A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting or throwing; a weapon with a long shaft and a sharp head or blade; a lance.

n. - Fig.: A spearman.

n. - A sharp-pointed instrument with barbs, used for stabbing fish and other animals.

n. - A shoot, as of grass; a spire.

n. - The feather of a horse. See Feather, n., 4.

n. - The rod to which the bucket, or plunger, of a pump is attached; a pump rod.

v. t. - To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish.

v. i. - To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire.

The word "spear" uses 5 letters: A E P R S

Direct anagrams of spear:

apers apres asper pares parse pears prase presa rapes reaps spare

Words formed by adding one letter before or after spear, or to spear in any order:

a - sarape   c - capers crapes escarp pacers parsec recaps scrape secpar spacer   d - drapes padres parsed rasped spader spared spread   e - serape   g - gapers gasper grapes pagers parges sparge   h - phrase raphes seraph shaper sherpa   i - aspire paries praise spirea   j - japers jasper   l - lapser parles pearls   m - remaps   n - arpens   o - operas pareos soaper   p - papers sapper   r - parers parser rapers rasper sparer   s - aspers parses passer prases repass spares sparse spears   t - paster paters prates repast tapers trapes   u - pareus pauser   v - pavers   w - pawers   x - praxes   y - payers repays  

Shorter words found within spear:

ae ape aper apes apse ar are ares ars arse as asp ear ears er era eras ers es pa par pare pars pas pase pe pea pear peas per pes rap rape raps ras rase rasp re reap rep reps res sae sap sea sear ser sera spa spae spar sr

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