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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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Spear was free, and from different parts of the courtroom people were moving toward the door.
He begrudged to Isaacs & Sons the credit of having given Spear his liberty.
From the friends of Spear there was a ripple of applause, which no tipstaff took it upon himself to suppress, and to the accompaniment of this, Mr.
They tried to kill him with spears and kerries, but he jumped round them, biting at them, and kept them back.
Ulysses' heart began to fail him when he saw the suitors {171} putting on their armour and brandishing their spears.
Do not aim at him all at once, but six of you throw your spears first, and see if you cannot cover yourselves with glory by killing him.
They threw their spears as he bade them, but Minerva made them all of no effect.
Now bending double, now stamping furiously upon the ground, now leaping into the air, he danced step by step in the narrowing circle that would presently bring him within spear reach of the intended feast.
At last the spear reached out and touched the ape-man on the breast and when it came away, a little trickle of blood ran down the smooth, brown hide and almost simultaneously there broke from the outer periphery of the expectant audience a woman's shriek which seemed a signal for a series of hideous screamings, growlings and barkings, and a great commotion upon that side of the circle.
By the time Tarzan had recovered his own weapons the girl had released the young Englishman, and, with the six remaining apes, the three Europeans moved slowly toward the village gate, the aviator arming himself with a spear discarded by one of the scalded warriors, as they eagerly advanced toward the outer darkness.
You used to brag that you were a better man with hands and spear than Menelaus.
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.