Definition of Launce

1. Noun. Very small silvery eellike schooling fishes that burrow into sandy beaches.

Exact synonyms: Sand Eel, Sand Lance, Sand Launce
Generic synonyms: Acanthopterygian, Spiny-finned Fish
Group relationships: Ammodytes, Genus Ammodytes



Definition of Launce

1. n. A lance.

2. n. A balance.

3. n. See Lant, the fish.

Definition of Launce

1. Noun. (obsolete) A lance. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A balance. ¹

3. Noun. (zoology) greater sand eel, ''Hyperoplus lanceolatus'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Launce

1. a marine fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Launce

1. See Lant, the fish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Launce

laughter reflex
laughterless
laughters
laughtivism
laughtre
laughworthy
laughy
lauhala
lauhalas
lauk
laulau
laumonite
laumontite
laumontites
launayite
launce (current term)
launced
launcegaye
launces
launcet
launcets
launch
launch area
launch complex
launch game
launch games
launch pad
launch pads
launch party
launch vehicle

Literary usage of Launce

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1. The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare, Kenneth Deighton (1905)
"launce. Marry, after they closed in earnest, they parted very fairly in jest ... launce. Marry, thus ; when it stands well with him, it stands well with her ..."

2. The family Shakespeare [expurgated by T. Bowdler]. in which those words are by William Shakespeare (1853)
"launce. It's no matter for that, so she sleep not in her talk. Speed. Item, She is slow in words. launce. O villain, that set this down among her vices! ..."

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