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English noun: harpoon

1. harpoon (artifact) a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it


Broader (hypernym)fishgig, fizgig, gig, lance, spear


Part holonymfluke, harpoon line


Member meronymfishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, rig, tackle


English verb: harpoon

1. harpoon (competition) spear with a harpoon


SamplesHarpoon whales.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)catch, grab, take hold of









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