javelin

[ jav-lin, jav-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF javelin

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In addition, they are taught to shoot with the bow and to fling the javelin.

And here we will state shortly the most effective method of hurling the javelin.

But not in words does the Trojan hero frame his reply: for he hurls his javelin at the foe.

The monarch rose in his car and whirled a javelin at the gates.

They attempted to withdraw the javelin, but could not move it.

A javelin had pierced its shoulder and fastened it to a great tree.

He got out his knife and cut and cut at the shaft of the javelin till he was able to break it off.

It was a sort of javelin, consisting of a shaft of wood, with a long point of iron.

This javelin was to be thrown at the enemy either from the hand of the soldier or by an engine.

Why was the harpoon a better weapon for hunting than the spear or javelin?

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