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jave·lin

javelin

 
pronunciation:
jae v lihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a light spear thrown as a weapon.
definition 2: a pointed pole that looks like a spear. A javelin is thrown in an athletic contest.
definition 3: a field event in which a javelin is thrown for distance as a test of strength and skill.
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  sport, weapon