Definitions for lance corporal
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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.
Lance corporal is a military rank, used by many armed forces worldwide, and also by some police forces and other uniformed organizations. It is below the rank of corporal, and is typically the lowest non-commissioned officer, usually equivalent to the NATO Rank Grade OR-3.
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