Definitions for lance corporal
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an enlisted person in the U.S. Marine Corps ranking above a private first class.
Origin of lance corporal:
1780–90; lance, shortened form of earlier lancepesade < MF lancepessade
an enlisted man in the marine corps ranking above a private first class and below a corporal
An enlisted rank of grade E-3 in the United States Marine Corps, ranking above private first class and below corporal. Abbreviated as LCpl.
A non-commissioned officer in the British Army and Royal Marines, ranking above private and below corporal. A rank with NATO code OR-3.
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