Sentence Examples with the word Speared

Lions, leopards, lynxes, panthers and bears are also specially mentioned among the large game; sometimes they were taken in pitfalls, sometimes speared by mounted horsemen.

As their fur is an important article of commerce, large numbers are annually killed, being either trapped or speared at the mouths of their holes.

In Assam they are sometimes speared from boats, and in the Himalayas they are said to be ensnared by bird-lime.

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In the papyrus marshes the hippopotamus was slain with harpoons, the wild boar, too, was probably hunted, and the sportsman brought down wild-fowl with the boomerang, or speared or angled for fish.

Fish abound at many parts of the coast, and are taken by lines, or speared at night by torchlight, or netted, or a river is dammed and the fish stupefied with the root of a milletia.