Lancegaye
Lancegay Lance"gay`, Lancegaye Lance"gaye`, n. [OF. lancegaie, corrupted from the same source as E. assagai, under the influence of F. lance lance. See {Assagai}.] A kind of spear anciently used. Its use was prohibited by a statute of Richard II. --Nares. [1913 Webster]

In his hand a launcegay, A long sword by his side. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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