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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  • Spearing — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: James Z. Spearing (1864–1942), US amerikanischer Politiker Jay Spearing (* 1988), englischer Fußballspieler Nigel Spearing (* 1930), britischer Politiker Tony Spearing (* 1964), englischer Fußballspieler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spearing — This unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a patronymic form of the surname Spear, which derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century personal byname Spere , originally denoting either a tall, thin person, or one skilled in the use of …   Surnames reference

  • Spearing — Spear Spear, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Speared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spearing}.] To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spearing — using a spear to catch fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • spearing — /spear ing/, n. Ice Hockey. an illegal check in which a player jabs an opponent with the end of the stick blade or the top end of the stick, resulting in a penalty. [1770 80, for literal sense; SPEAR1 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spearing — spɪr /spɪə n. weapon consisting of a long staff with a sharpened point, lance, javelin; pointy sprout or leaf of a plant v. pierce or thrust at with or as if with a spear; pass quickly; sprout, thrust upward (about plants) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spearing — spear·ing …   English syllables

  • spearing — s ( en, ar) SPORT …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • Tony Spearing — Infobox Football biography playername = Tony Spearing fullname = Tony Spearing dateofbirth = birth date and age|1964|10|7 cityofbirth = flagicon|England Romford countryofbirth = England dateofdeath = cityofdeath = countryofdeath = height =… …   Wikipedia

  • Jay Spearing — Nombre Jay Francis Spearing Nacimiento 25 de noviembre de 1988 (22 años) Wallasey, Inglaterra, Reino Unido Nacionalidad …   Wikipedia Español

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