lancer

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noun lanc·er \ˈlan(t)-sər\

Definition of lancer

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

  2. 2 plural but sing in constr a :  a set of five quadrilles each in a different meter b :  the music for such dances

1590

First Known Use of lancer

1590


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