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 Lance-Corporal and Lance-Sergeant.Lance of the Ladies. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lance-Knight.
 
A foot-soldier; a corruption of lasquenet or lancequenet, a German foot soldier.   1
 


 Lance-Corporal and Lance-Sergeant.Lance of the Ladies. 

 
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