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Noun lance has 3 senses
- spear, lance, shaft - a long pointed rod used as a weapon
--1 is a kind of weapon, arm, weapon system
--1 has parts: barb; spearhead, spearpoint, spear-point
--1 has particulars: assegai, assagai; javelin; trident
- spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lance - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
--2 is a kind of implement
--2 is a member of
--2 has particulars: harpoon; leister
- lancet, lance - a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
--3 is a kind of surgical knife