5 letter word starting with lan

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lance noun 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 spear or harpoon used by whalers and fishermen., A soldier armed with a lance; a lancer., A small iron rod which suspends the core of the mold in casting a shell., An instrument which conveys the charge of a piece of ordnance and forces it home., One of the small paper cases filled with combustible composition, which mark the outlines of a figure., To pierce with a lance, or with any similar weapon., To open with a lancet; to pierce; as, to lance a vein or an abscess., To throw in the manner of a lance. See Lanch.
lanch verb t. To throw, as a lance; to let fly; to launch.
lanky adjective Somewhat lank.