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apeak

Apeak
(adv. & a.) In a vertical line. The anchor in apeak, when the cable has been sufficiently hove in to bring the ship over it, and the ship is them said to be hove apeak.

speak

Speak
(v. i.) To utter words or articulate sounds, as human beings; to express thoughts by words; as, the organs may be so obstructed that a man may not be able to speak.
(v. i.) To express opinions; to say; to talk; to converse.
(v. i.) To utter a speech, discourse, or harangue; to adress a public assembly formally.
(v. i.) To discourse; to make mention; to tell.
(v. i.) To give sound; to sound.
(v. i.) To convey sentiments, ideas, or intelligence as if by utterance; as, features that speak of self-will.
(v. t.) To utter with the mouth; to pronounce; to utter articulately, as human beings.
(v. t.) To utter in a word or words; to say; to tell; to declare orally; as, to speak the truth; to speak sense.
(v. t.) To declare; to proclaim; to publish; to make known; to exhibit; to express in any way.
(v. t.) To talk or converse in; to utter or pronounce, as in conversation; as, to speak Latin.
(v. t.) To address; to accost; to speak to.

spear

Spear
(n.) A long, pointed weapon, used in war and hunting, by thrusting or throwing; a weapon with a long shaft and a sharp head or blade; a lance.
(n.) Fig.: A spearman.
(n.) A sharp-pointed instrument with barbs, used for stabbing fish and other animals.
(n.) A shoot, as of grass; a spire.
(n.) The feather of a horse. See Feather, n., 4.
(n.) The rod to which the bucket, or plunger, of a pump is attached; a pump rod.
(v. i.) To shoot into a long stem, as some plants. See Spire.
(v. t.) To pierce with a spear; to kill with a spear; as, to spear a fish.