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assagai


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assagai  \As"sa*gai\,  Assegai  \As"se*gai\,  n.  [Pg.  azagaia  Sp 
  azagaya  fr  a  Berber  word  Cf  {Lancegay}.] 
  A  spear  used  by  tribes  in  South  Africa  as  a  missile  and  for 
  stabbing,  a  kind  of  light  javelin. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  assagai 
  n  :  the  slender  spear  of  the  Bantu-speaking  people  of  Africa 
  [syn:  {assegai}] 




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