"javelin" Definition

  1. n. A sort of light spear, to be thrown or cast by thew hand; anciently, a weapon of war used by horsemen and foot soldiers; now used chiefly in hunting the wild boar and other fierce game.
  2. v. t. To pierce with a javelin.

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Position in dictionary: 53916 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., v. t.,
Words that start with "javelin": 2
Words that end with "javelin": 1
Words that contain "javelin": 2
Next words in dictionary: javelinier, jaw, jaw-fallen, jawbone, jawed, jawfoot, jawing, jawn, jawy, jay
Previous words in dictionary: javel, javanese, java, jaunty, jaunting, jauntiness, jauntily, jaunted, jaunt, jaundiced

English Dictionary Definition of javelin

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