Definition of "Lance" :
noun: a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
noun: a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
noun: an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
verb: open by piercing with a lancet
"Lance a boil."
verb: pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight
verb: move quickly, as if by cutting one's way
"Planes lanced towards the shore."