To pierce with a javelin.
Other Word Forms of Javelin
Origin of Javelin
Middle English, from Old French javelline, diminutive of javelot, from Celtic *gablakko- (Old Irish gabul, Welsh gafl). The Old French term was also borrowed into Middle Low German as gaveline, and into Middle High German as gabilot.
Middle English from Old French javeline diminutive of javelot of Celtic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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