Lancer


Lancer
Lancer Lan"cer, n. [Cf. F. lancier.] 1. One who lances; one who carries a lance; especially, a member of a mounted body of men armed with lances, attached to the cavalry service of some nations. --Wilhelm. [1913 Webster]

2. A lancet. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

3. pl. (Dancing) A set of quadrilles of a certain arrangement. [Written also {lanciers}.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.