noun, plural as·se·gais.
verb (used with object), as·se·gaied, as·se·gai·ing.
- assay office,
- assay ton,
Origin of assegai
Examples from the Web for assegai
If his hoe wears out he will take the iron that is left and shape it into an assegai bristling with points.South and South Central Africa|H. Frances Davidson
I growled to myself, shaking my assegai in the direction whence I had come.The Induna's Wife|Bertram Mitford
Suddenly, without a sound, Bombyane shook his assegai and rushed straight at me.Allan's Wife|H. Rider Haggard
As I got my horse steady and threw my rifle down to cover him, he suddenly let the cartridge be and lifted an assegai.The Red True Story Book|Various
If I had held an assegai in my hand you would have been cut.Child of Storm|H. Rider Haggard