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Jabbing/stabbing an opponent with a hockey stick blade, which carries an automatic major penalty and game misconduct

spearing

Sports medicine–ice hockey A penalty which occurs when a player illegally jabs, or attempts to jab, his stick blade into another player's body. See Sports medicine.
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So great was his interest that he had forgotten the particular derelict he had come to serve, until Spear stood almost at his elbow.
Black men would kill me with their spears or arrows.
Ulysses' heart began to fail him when he saw the suitors {171} putting on their armour and brandishing their spears.
On his shoulders he bore the skin of a panther, his bow, and his sword, and he brandished two spears shod with bronze as a challenge to the bravest of the Achaeans to meet him in single fight.
At length his anxious scrutiny was rewarded with success, and, waving his spear from the shore, he said in a cautious tone:
The bullet struck the flat of the spear, and shattered the blade into fragments.
I fell upon his snout, lost my hold upon the spear, rolled the length of his face and head, across his short neck onto his broad back and from there to the ground.
Presently Numabo would draw first blood with his sharp spear which would be the signal for the beginning of the torture after a little of which the fagots would be lighted around the feet of the victims.
Two in advance held lighted torches in their left hands and ready spears in their right.
We fought against them for many years, but our arrows and spears could not prevail against the sticks which spit fire and lead and death to many times the distance that our mightiest warrior could place an arrow.
Darts rush along the sky, spears fall like the circles of light which gild the face of night.
She was like as if she would array a battle, with a spear in her hand, and a golden helmet, and the aegis about her shoulders.