What does lancer mean?

Definitions for lancerˈlæn sər, ˈlɑn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lancer(noun)

    (formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance


  1. lancer(Noun)

    A cavalry soldier armed with a lance weapon

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lancer(noun)

    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

  2. Lancer(noun)

    a lancet

  3. Lancer(noun)

    a set of quadrilles of a certain arrangement

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. lancier.]


  1. Lancer

    A lancer was a type of cavalryman who fought with a lance. Lances were used in mounted warfare by the Assyrians as early as 700 BC and subsequently by Greek, Persian, Gallic, Han-Chinese, nomadic and Roman horsemen. The weapon was widely used in Asia and Europe during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by armoured cavalry, before being adopted by light cavalry, particularly in Eastern Europe. In a modern context, a lancer regiment usually denotes an armoured regiment.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lancer in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lancer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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