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harpoon

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • she deftly harpooned a shrimp with her skewer and held it over the fire

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harpoon

noun

Synonyms of harpoon (Entry 2 of 2)

as in trident, gaff

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The first known use of harpoon was in 1625

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“Harpoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/harpoon. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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