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Origin of spear-thrower
Words nearby spear-thrower
Example sentences from the Web for spear-thrower
In some versions of that story, the spear is the first weapon George tries.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso|Rich Goldstein|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The earliest clear evidence of a human killed by a spear dates to roughly 100,000 years ago.
So far as I know, no one has ever done this to an Olympic discus thrower.
Like his predecessors, his background was as a javelin thrower.
And, as we all know, “this ‘war on Christmas’ is the tip of the spear in a larger battle to secularize our culture.”
This was no strange sight to the boy by that time, but it was awkward in the circumstances, for he had neither gun nor spear.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Mafuta immediately rushed at him with a spear, but was caught by the lion on the shoulder, and dragged down.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
This last spear is propelled by a throwing-stick, which was also found lying by it.
There they waited to spear the reindeer, while others hid behind rocks near the entrance to drive the reindeer on.
When they worked in this way, they had no trouble in striking off flakes for spear points and knives.