But javelin Strategy estimates that in 2012, credit-card-fraud losses were approximately $10 billion.
Like his predecessors, his background was as a javelin thrower.
Jeremy Hunt has introduced a new sport to the Games, to go with the discus, shot put, javelin.
Without the javelin in his hand he walked through the entire delivery for us in slow motion, describing it as he did so.
There, javelin in hand, he displayed his prowess, and none could stand against him.
They attempted to withdraw the javelin, but could not move it.
We shoot with the bow, throw the javelin, and ride on horseback, and have never learnt the employments of women.
A javelin had pierced its shoulder and fastened it to a great tree.
Though his skin is firm and compact it is not proof against a ball, or even a javelin; yet he is seldom dispatched with one blow.
He got out his knife and cut and cut at the shaft of the javelin till he was able to break it off.
late 15c., from Middle French javeline (15c.), fem. diminutive of Old French javelot "a spear," probably from Gaulish (cf. Old Irish gabul "fork;" Welsh gafl "fork," gaflach "feathered spear"), ultimately from PIE *ghabholo- "a fork, branch of a tree." Also found in Italian (giavelotto) and Middle High German (gabilot). Javelot also was borrowed in Middle English, but this is the form of the word that has endured.
(1.) Heb. hanith, a lance, from its flexibility (1 Sam. 18:10, 11; 19:9, 10; 20:33). (2.) Heb. romah, a lance for heavy-armed troops, so called from its piercing (Num. 25:7). (See ARMS.)