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lance

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a weapon with a long straight handle and sharp head or blade
  • the lance struck squarely on the knight's shield, knocking him from his horse

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lance

verb

Synonyms of lance (Entry 2 of 2)

to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • doctors used to lance infected sores, so that they could drain clean

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