Thursday, March 11, 2010

trident

trident [ TRAHYD-nt ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a three pronged spearlike weapon
2. a three-pronged spear
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The artist sculpted a statue of Neptune bearing a trident for the School of Oceanography.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The Indian state of Rajasthan is to introduce a ban on Hindus carrying a traditional religious icon, the trident.