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 for Spear grass
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spear \Spear\, n. [OE. spere, AS. spere; akin to D. & G. speer,
     OS. & OHS. sper, Icel. spj["o]r, pl., Dan. spaer, L. sparus.]
     1. 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.
  
     Note: [See Illust. of Spearhead.] "A sharp ground spear."
           --Chaucer.
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                 They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and
                 their spears into pruning hooks.   --Micah iv. 3.
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     2. Fig.: A spearman. --Sir W. Scott.
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     3. A sharp-pointed instrument with barbs, used for stabbing
        fish and other animals.
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     4. A shoot, as of grass; a spire.
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     5. The feather of a horse. See Feather, n., 4.
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     6. The rod to which the bucket, or plunger, of a pump is
        attached; a pump rod.
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     Spear foot, the off hind foot of a horse.
  
     Spear grass. (Bot.)
        (a) The common reed. See Reed, n., 1.
        (b) meadow grass. See under Meadow.
  
     Spear hand, the hand in which a horseman holds a spear; the
        right hand. --Crabb.
  
     Spear side, the male line of a family. --Lowell.
  
     Spear thistle (Bot.), the common thistle ({Cnicus
        lanceolatus).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poa \Po"a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? grass.] (Bot.)
     A genus of grasses, including a great number of species, as
     the kinds called meadow grass, Kentucky blue grass, June
     grass, and spear grass (which see).
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