Lance"gay`, Lance"gaye` (?), n. [OF. lancegaie, corrupted from the same source as E. assagai, under the influence of F. lance lance. See Assagai.]

A kind of spear anciently used. Its use was prohibited by a statute of Richard II.

Nares.

In his hand a launcegay, A long sword by his side. Chaucer.

 

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