• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Upspear To grow or shoot up like a spear; as, upspearing grass.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • upspear To shoot upward like a spear.
    • upspear To root up; destroy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Upspear up-spēr′ to shoot up straight like a spear.
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