Meaning of SPEARING in English

I. ˈspiriŋ, -rēŋ noun

( plural spearing )

Etymology: Dutch spiering smelt, from Middle Dutch spierinc, from spier spear; akin to Old English spere spear — more at spear

: a small lizard fish ( Trachinocephalus myops ) widespread in warm seas

II. ˈspi(ə)riŋ noun

( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of spear (III)

: an illegal check in hockey in which one player jabs another in the body with the blade of a hockey stick

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