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meanings of lance


  1. A soldier armed with a lance; a lancer.
  2. A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle and a steel blade or head; a spear carried by horsemen.
  3. A wooden spear, sometimes hollow, used in jousting or tilting, designed to shatter on impact with the opposing knight's armour.
  4. A small iron rod which suspends the core of the mold in casting a shell.
  5. A spear or harpoon used by whalers and fishermen.
  6. A lancet.
  7. One of the small paper cases filled with combustible composition, which mark the outlines of a figure.
  8. An instrument which conveys the charge of a piece of ordnance and forces it home.


  1. To pierce with a lance, or with any similar weapon.
  2. To throw in the manner of a lance; to lanch.
  3. To open with a lancet; to pierce.


  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name from the Germanic languages, pet form of Lancelot or transferred use of the surname; by folk etymology associated with a lance.

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