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synonyms for javelin

  • dart
  • harpoon
  • lance
  • weapon
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The most famous of these skirmish infantry arguably related to the elite light crack troops of Agrianians, who numbered around 1,000 and carried both short and long javelins.
THE MIGHTY ANCIENT MACEDONIAN ARMY OF ALEXANDER THE GREATDATTATREYA MANDALAUGUST 4, 2022REALM OF HISTORY
Some have even hypothesized how these hoplites at the rear may have held their shields at a particular angle so as to deflect the arrows or javelins thrown by the foe.
HOPLITE: THE REMARKABLE CITIZEN-SOLDIER OF ANCIENT GREECEDATTATREYA MANDALAUGUST 2, 2022REALM OF HISTORY
He grabbed the javelin and threw it back — farther than it had been thrown in the first place.
VINCE PROMUTO, PRO BOWL FOOTBALL PLAYER FOR WASHINGTON IN 1960S, DIES AT 82MATT SCHUDELJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Often in trouble at school, he was assigned to do maintenance at the baseball field one day when an errant javelin from track practice landed nearby.
VINCE PROMUTO, PRO BOWL FOOTBALL PLAYER FOR WASHINGTON IN 1960S, DIES AT 82MATT SCHUDELJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Which means however far you threw that javelin, it wasn’t far enough to get you all past her ex.
DOES PRE-CONFESSING CLEAR YOU OF SEXUAL CAUSALITY?EUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 20, 2020OZY
He tells me he has often seen him throw a javelin there, and strike a small mark at a surprising distance.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
From the age of five to twenty-four years they are taught to use the bow, to throw the javelin, to ride, and to speak the truth.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Lightning gathered in a vast javelin and flamed down upon them.
A WORLD IS BORNLEIGH DOUGLASS BRACKETT
A stone is slung and a javelin cast, though both fall short.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
Ninyas hesitated; and once more his hand stole towards the javelin by the wall.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
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WORDS RELATED TO JAVELIN

  • bayonet
  • blade
  • bolt
  • bore
  • dart
  • harpoon
  • javelin
  • lance
  • skewer
  • spike
  • spire
  • trident
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.