What does the word lance mean?

Usage examples for lance

  1. Lance never went again, because Felix did not choose it. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. A man so reduced was required to lay aside his sword and lance, the symbols of the free, and to take up the bill and the goad, the implements of slavery, to fall on his knees and place his head, in token of submission, under the hands of his master. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  3. Lance had not told him about this and it was possible he had an object for not doing so. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss