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lances

noun
plural of lance

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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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lances

verb
present tense third-person singular of lance

Synonyms of lances (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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“Lances.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lances. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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