What does the word javelin mean?

Usage examples for javelin

  1. So the king struck him with a javelin, as likewise did those that were about him. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. But you'll have to take me out on the Javelin, sometime, and let me shoot a monster. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  3. His frightened glance in that direction gave him a glimpse of a dusky figure in the act of hurling his javelin. – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis