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lancer

noun lanc·er \ˈlan(t)-sər\

Definition of LANCER

1
a :  one who carries a lance
b :  a member of a military unit formerly composed of light cavalry armed with lances
2
plural but sing in constr
a :  a set of five quadrilles each in a different meter
b :  the music for such dances

First Known Use of LANCER

1590

Rhymes with LANCER

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