Lancepesade
Lancepesade Lance`pe*sade", n. [F. lancepessade, lanspessade, anspessade, It. lancia spezzata a broken lance or demilance, a demilance roan, a light horseman, bodyguard.] An assistant to a corporal; a private performing the duties of a corporal; -- called also {lance corporal}. [Obsolete] [1913 Webster]

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  • lancepesade — noun a) A grade within the rank of private, either assigned as assistants to corporals or performed the duties of corporals themselves. b) A grade within the rank of corporal; also called lance corporals …   Wiktionary

  • lancepesade — n. assistant to a corporal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lancepesade — noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French & Old Italian; Middle French lancepessade, from Old Italian lancia spezzata battle trained or seasoned soldier, select soldier, literally, broken lance, from lancia lance (from Latin lancea) + spezzata, feminine …   Useful english dictionary

  • lance corporal — Lancepesade Lance pe*sade , n. [F. lancepessade, lanspessade, anspessade, It. lancia spezzata a broken lance or demilance, a demilance roan, a light horseman, bodyguard.] An assistant to a corporal; a private performing the duties of a corporal;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Lance — (l[a^]ns), n. [OE. lance, F. lance, fr. L. lancea; cf. Gr. lo gchh. Cf. {Launch}.] 1. A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle and a steel blade or head; a spear carried by horsemen, and often decorated with a small flag; also, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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