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transpierce

[trans-peers]
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verb (used with object), trans·pierced, trans·pierc·ing.
  1. to pierce through; penetrate; pass through.
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Origin of transpierce

1585–95; trans- + pierce; compare French transpercer
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  • Under such conditions it is possible to transpierce a person's arm.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 787, January 31, 1891

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British Dictionary definitions for transpierce

transpierce

verb
  1. (tr) to pierce through
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