Demi-lance

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Demi-lance dem′i-lans a short, light spear of the 16th century; a soldier armed with such a weapon.
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Usage

In literature:

On their steel'd heads their demi-lances wore Small pennons, which their ladies' colours bore.
"The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18)" by John Dryden
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