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spearpoint

[speer-point] /ˈspɪərˌpɔɪnt/
noun
1.
the point at the end of a spearhead.
2.
a spearhead.
Origin of spearpoint
late Middle English
1400-1450
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50; See origin at spear1, point
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  • The army was the spearpoint of Prussia; the rest was merely the haft.

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  • Mallory raised his hand to his helmet and felt the sizable dent that the spearpoint had made.

    A Knyght Ther Was Robert F. Young
  • It is, however, occasionally seen on articles of stone, as the spearpoint and stone hatchet and sacrificial knife.

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