spear-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Pierce with a spear.

Hunters spear the fish in the traditional manner.
Many cultures have at times in the past speared their food.

VerbNet: carve-21.2-2
FrameNet: Cause_harm
PropBank: spear.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: Thrust up like a spear.

Commentary: Includes: SPEAR UP

The branch speared up into the air.
Cold causes the hair follicles to spear up.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
spear_up 1