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The '''spear''' is a long stick with a point on the top, like a [[javelin]], which is often thrusted or stabbed at people instead of launched/thrown. The point is either the sharpened end of the stick or a piece of [[metal]] attached to the stick.
 
The '''spear''' is a long stick with a point on the top, like a [[javelin]], which is often thrusted or stabbed at people instead of launched/thrown. The point is either the sharpened end of the stick or a piece of [[metal]] attached to the stick.
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A long spear designed to be wielded from [[horseback]] is called a '''lance'''.
  
 
In the [[SCA]] the spear is used in [[equestrian]] for [[ring tilting]]. It's also used in [[war]] by [[heavy fighter]]s.
 
In the [[SCA]] the spear is used in [[equestrian]] for [[ring tilting]]. It's also used in [[war]] by [[heavy fighter]]s.
  
 
[[Category:Weapons]]
 
[[Category:Weapons]]

Revision as of 05:59, 25 October 2005

The spear is a long stick with a point on the top, like a javelin, which is often thrusted or stabbed at people instead of launched/thrown. The point is either the sharpened end of the stick or a piece of metal attached to the stick.

A long spear designed to be wielded from horseback is called a lance.

In the SCA the spear is used in equestrian for ring tilting. It's also used in war by heavy fighters.