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*Archaically, a long, pointy stick wielded from the back of a horse - superseded by the bayonet - and a defining attribute of various Christian Saints (St George, St Barbara, and St Michael among others)when represented in art.
 
*Archaically, a long, pointy stick wielded from the back of a horse - superseded by the bayonet - and a defining attribute of various Christian Saints (St George, St Barbara, and St Michael among others)when represented in art.
  
*[[Gay]]-looking nuclear missile system operated by 50 Regiment RA during the 1970s & '80s. Launched from a tracked rubbish skip.
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*[[Gay]]-looking nuclear missile system, replacing the [[Honest John]], operated by 50 Regiment RA during the 1970s & '80s. Launched from a tracked rubbish skip.
  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MGM-52_Lance Lance]
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MGM-52_Lance Lance]

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Arguably, it simply means, "temporarily performing the duties of."

See also: Corporal, Lance Corporal, Lance Sergeant

  • Archaically, a long, pointy stick wielded from the back of a horse - superseded by the bayonet - and a defining attribute of various Christian Saints (St George, St Barbara, and St Michael among others)when represented in art.
  • Gay-looking nuclear missile system, replacing the Honest John, operated by 50 Regiment RA during the 1970s & '80s. Launched from a tracked rubbish skip.

Lance

50 Regt