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King James Dictionary
LANCE, n. L. lancea Gr.
A spear, an offensive weapon in form of a half pike, used by the ancients and thrown by the hand. It consisted of the shaft or handle, the wings and the dart.
1. To pierce with a lance or with a sharp pointed instrument.
- Seized the due victim, and with fury lanc'd her back.
2. To pierce or cut to open with a lancet as, to lance a vein or an abscess.
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Entry for 'Lance'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/l/lance.html.