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javelin

noun

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a weapon with a long straight handle and sharp head or blade
  • from atop his horse the warrior hurled a javelin that pierced the chest of his hapless foe

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The first known use of javelin was in the 15th century

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“Javelin.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/javelin. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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