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My first prefix is relaxing

My second prefix holds up mobile cloth

My first infix is about average

My second infix is only a piece

My third infix makes you laugh and cry and stare

My suffix is the first among two dozen or so

I'm only six letters long

And I'm frankly a proper noun

What am I?

Bonus: How many spear points do you think there are?

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you are

Sparta

My first prefix is relaxing

Spa -- you go to a spa to relax

My second prefix holds up mobile cloth

As @WeatherVane pointed out: Spar (holds up a sail)

My first infix is about average

par -- par is average

My second infix is only a piece

part -- part is a piece

My third infix makes you laugh and cry and stare

art -- art evokes emotions and you look at it

My suffix is the first among two dozen or so

a -- first letter of 26 (the or so part of two dozen)

And I guess for the bonus, it is

300 -- the 300 Spartans who King Leonidas led into battle against over 300,000 Persian soldiers lead by "God-King" Xerxes

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    $\begingroup$ Second prefix: note that rot13(N fcne ubyqf hc n fnvy). $\endgroup$ – Weather Vane Sep 18 at 20:09
  • $\begingroup$ Very nice answer! Would you mind adding a few explanations in? $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Sep 18 at 23:05

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