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lance corporal

noun

Simple Definition of lance corporal

  • : a person in the U.S. Marines, the Royal Marines, or the British Army with a rank just below that of corporal

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lance corporal

  1. :  an enlisted man in the marine corps ranking above a private first class and below a corporal

Origin and Etymology of lance corporal

lance (as in obsolete lancepesade lance corporal, from Middle French lancepessade)


First Known Use: 1786


LANCE CORPORAL Defined for Kids

lance corporal

noun

Definition of lance corporal for Students

  1. :  an enlisted person in the marine corps ranking above a private first class




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