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  Definition of Lance
  1. a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
  2. a long pointed rod used as a weapon
  3. an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
  4. open by piercing with a lancet; "lance a boil"
  5. pierce with a lance, as in a knights'' fight
  6. move quickly, as if by cutting one''s way; "Planes lanced towards the shore"
Similar Words: lancet, spear, shaft, gig, fizgig, fishgig

 

Hyponyms: assegai, assagai, javelin, trident, harpoon, leister

 

Member Meronyms: fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig

 

Derivational Morphology: spear, spear up, lancet, shaft

 

Anagrams: clean

 

 
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