lancer

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noun lanc·er \ˈlan(t)-sər\

Definition of lancer

  1. 1a :  one who carries a lanceb :  a member of a military unit formerly composed of light cavalry armed with lances

  2. 2 lancers plural in form but singular in construction a :  a set of five quadrilles each in a different meterb :  the music for such dances

First Known Use of lancer

1590


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