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Definition of lancer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lancer

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlɑːnsə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlænsər//
 
 
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in the past, a member of a regiment that used lances Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French lancier, from lance ‘a lance’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lancer