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Meaning of lance

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon [syn: {spear},
           {lance}, {shaft}]
      2: an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching
         fish [syn: {spear}, {gig}, {fizgig}, {fishgig}, {lance}]
      3: a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for
         punctures and small incisions [syn: {lancet}, {lance}]
      v 1: move quickly, as if by cutting one's way; "Planes lanced
           towards the shore"
      2: pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight
      3: open by piercing with a lancet; "lance a boil"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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