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...
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Lancer

• (n.) A set of quadrilles of a certain arrangement. • (n.) A lancet. • (n.) 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.
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lancer

(from the article `tactics`) ...1690 and 1740. Heavy cavalry would be held in reserve, ready to strike when a gap was created or a flank presented itself. During the second half ...
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lancer

noun (formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance
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Lancer

Lan'cer noun [ Confer French lancier .] 1. 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. Wilhelm. 2. A lancet. [ Obsolete] 3. plural (Dancing)
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Lancer

A lancer was a cavalry soldier armed with a lance.
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lancer

[n] - (formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance
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