What does the word lancet mean?

Usage examples for lancet

  1. The arch itself is also very short and sharp pointed; like the tops of lancet windows. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  2. In another similar case, I removed the elevated hard edges of the ulcer by the lancet, and then tried the caustic, without better success. – An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers by John Higginbottom
  3. Nevertheless, her anaesthetizing demands perfect steadiness of the lancet. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre