Noun(1) an athletic competition in which a javelin is thrown as far as possible(2) a spear thrown as a weapon or in competitive field events
(1) She also won gold at other athletics events including the javelin , cross-country and 100m.(2) There were ten events, including tossing the caber and throwing the javelin !(3) his nearest rival in the javelin(4) I think this time round I'm just going to be concentrating on doing some throwing events, like the javelin , the discus and the shot putt.(5) Lewis resumes action in the Olympic Stadium today in the long jump before the event concludes with the javelin and 800m where she has made a vast improvement this year.(6) The rulebook says that the javelin is constructed of three parts: the head, the shaft, and the grip.(7) The ancient Greeks pioneered several complex athletic techniques, especially in events such as the javelin and long-jump.(8) Until the early fifth century, this was a matter of putting up scaling ladders or constructing a siege mound against the city-wall while bombarding the battlements with javelins , arrows, and stones.(9) Already, scores of mercenaries were surrounding the camp, pelting it with flaming arrows and a whole assortment of javelins and throwing spears.(10) They took up their long, pointed spear-like javelins and hurled them across the playing field.(11) I don't think Boudica would have been using a chariot at all - it takes two horses and two warriors to throw one set of javelins from a chariot, which is inefficient in anyone's book.(12) Yet he did not spy any bows or arrows, javelins , or other weapons that could strike at a distance.(13) They were poised to throw their spears and javelins but I had a sudden impulse to stop them.(14) Light cavalry carried a small sword and two or three javelins while the heavy force was equipped with scimitar, mace and a 4 meter lance.(15) The horseman asks no more than his shield and spear, but the infantry have also javelins to shower, several per man, and they can hurl them to a great distance; for they are either naked or only lightly clad in their cloaks.(16) The Nubian lances were more than double the length of the Roman javelins , and the Romans were outnumbered three to one.
(1) javelin throw :: daflu gwaywffon
1. spear ::
2. lance ::
3. javelin ::
4. pike ::
5. glaive ::
Different Formsjavelin, javelins
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Draw the spear and JAVELIN
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