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Definitions of lance:
  • noun:   a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
  • noun:   a long pointed rod used as a weapon
  • noun:   an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
  • verb:   move quickly, as if by cutting one's way
    Example: "Planes lanced towards the shore"
  • verb:   open by piercing with a lancet
    Example: "Lance a boil"
  • verb:   pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 1587 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #245)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 20000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2622)

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See lance used in context: 45 poetry verses, 12 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage, 22 definitions

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