[ speer-point ]

  1. the point at the end of a spearhead.

  2. a spearhead.

Origin of spearpoint

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at spear1, point

Words Nearby spearpoint

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How to use spearpoint in a sentence

  • 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.

  • A stone spearpoint or arrowhead was laid on each lozenge-like tip of the zigzag lightning.

  • The army was the spearpoint of Prussia; the rest was merely the haft.

    Winning a Cause | John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
  • The Bird leaped into the air, his crest a bloody spearpoint.

    Shaman | Robert Shea