lancer

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English[edit]

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lancer (plural lancers)

  1. (military) A cavalry soldier armed with a lance weapon

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French lancier, from Late Latin lanceāre, from Latin lancea. Compare Catalan llançar, Italian lanciare, Occitan and Portuguese lançar, Spanish lanzar.

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Verb[edit]

lancer

  1. to throw
  2. to start, to launch

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

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Noun[edit]

lancer m (plural lancers)

  1. a throw
  2. (baseball) a pitch

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