spear thrower


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Synonyms for spear thrower

a device resembling a sling that is used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spear

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"No wonder they're so desperate to get their hands on the expenses the EU parliament offers." Meanwhile, BNP deputy Simon Darby, who earns pounds 32,000 a year on the Greater London Authority, refused to back down over claims he branded Archbishop of York John Sentamu a "spear thrower".
In the exhibition, it will feature alongside other priceless artefacts from round the world, including the Montrastruc spear thrower, from Garonne, France, and the Badbury Stone, which has been linked to Stonehenge carvings.
glory by the firm than spear thrower Steve Backley or dec-athlete Dean Macey on their individual performance lines.
Between the genuflections probe with barbell and the competition result of the man spear throwers the correlation items indicate a lower value (r=0.28).