• Definition for "demilance"
  • Sentence for "demilance"
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demilance definition

  • noun:
    • A light lance; a short spear.
    • One who holds a demilance; a demilancer.
    • A light lance; a short spear; a half pike; additionally, a demilancer.
    • A short and light spear introduced when you look at the sixteenth century.
    • A lightly equipped horseman, specially one-armed with a demi-lance.
    • The armor worn by such a horseman, consisting of open helmet, breast- and back-pieces, often fitted with pauldrons, tassets, and, rarely, brassarts or demi-brassarts.
    • In addition formerly dimilance.
    • A light lance; a short spear.
    • One who carries a demilance; a demilancer.
    • A light lance; a brief spear; a half pike; additionally, a demilancer.
    • a brief and light spear introduced when you look at the sixteenth century.
    • A lightly armed horseman, particularly one-armed with a demi-lance.
    • The armor worn by such a horseman, consisting of open helmet, breast- and back-pieces, frequently fitted with pauldrons, tassets, and, hardly ever, brassarts or demi-brassarts.
    • Also formerly dimilance.
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