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spearman

[ speer-muhn ]
/ ˈspɪər mən /
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noun, plural spear·men.

a person who is armed with or uses a spear.

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Origin of spearman

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at spear1, man
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spearman
/ (ˈspɪəmən) /

noun plural -men

a soldier armed with a spear
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