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Synonyms for spear

Synonyms for spear

a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

pierce with a spear

thrust up like a spear

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Few knew that spearers used this efficient harvesting technique to collect food for ceremonies and community gatherings and to help those who had no family members to provide for them.
Spearers sometimes drop eggshells or peeled potatoes on the lakebed to provide better bottom perspective.
tribal spearers conducted by the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife
Spearers were called "timber niggers" and Indian women were spit on.
The protest group sees as evidence of the Indians' insincerity the fact that spearers today use aluminum canoes and high-powered flashlights to stalk walleyes in shallow water, rather than traditional birchbark canoes and flaming torches.