English to Greek Meaning :: spear

Spear :
δόρυ
δόρυ, λόγχη, κοντάρι, μίσχοςτρυπώ, λογχίζω
δόρυspearedφυτρώματοςλόγχες
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Noun(1) a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon(2) an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
Verb(1) pierce with a spear(2) thrust up like a spear

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(1) People always want to know if my children are good eaters, or if a spear of broccoli reduces them to tears.(2) With a quick snap the spear came down and caught a fish in the sharpened barbs that Erik cut into it.(3) It is said that every child born to the Karstarks is taught how to handle a sword before the age of ten and to throw a spear before the age of twelve.(4) The Aborigines would then spear cattle for food and a cycle of violence might follow.(5) Deb emerged from her cubicle, and shyly asked Gil's permission to eat two Portobello mushrooms and a spear of asparagus for dinner.(6) Chic women in Gucci sunglasses and high heels used toothpicks to spear their next mouthful with precision, others just grabbed chunks off display plates with their fingers.(7) On the walls were fish netting with an assortment of fishing equipment, including a fishing spear .(8) Dredge each asparagus spear in flour and pat off excess, then dredge in batter.(9) This spear , or javelin if it was thrown, was used to keep enemies at bay, and also as a missile weapon to wreak havoc among the ranks of their enemies.(10) The spear was the commonest weapon with an iron blade on a wooden shaft, often of ash and 2 to 3m in length.(11) She tossed lettuce around in her salad and was preparing to spear a piece to her fork when the waitress bought their entrÔö£┬«es.(12) Place a whole asparagus spear in the center of the salad.(13) Place one asparagus spear on each pasta square so the tips extend outside the pasta.(14) Snap the asparagus at its natural breaking point, by holding the spear in both hands and snapping like a twig.(15) The thrusting spear tended to have a stronger, fairly broad leaf or lozenge shaped head with a central ridge for strength.(16) Tom was the first to act; he ran straight at one individual guard and speared him onto the ground.
Related Words
(1) spear gun ::
δόρυ όπλο
Synonyms
Noun
1. javelin ::
ακόντιο
2. fizgig ::
fizgig
3. shaft ::
άξονας
Different Forms
spear, speared, spearing, spears
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

we\'d shove a spear up his arse.

we'd shove a SPEAR up his arse.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7


Drop the spear.

Drop the SPEAR.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2


My father pointed to the spear,
and then to my mother\'s tears.

My father pointed to the SPEAR, and then to my mother's tears.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 4


Are you as good with a spear
as you used to be?

Are you as good with a SPEAR as you used to be?

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1


And House Martell,
a red sun pierced by a spear?

And House Martell, a red sun pierced by a SPEAR?

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 1


English to Greek Dictionary: spear

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