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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. (formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lancer \Lan"cer\, n. [Cf. F. lancier.] 1. One who lances; one who carries a lance; especially, a member of a mounted body of men armed with lances, attached to the cavalry service of some nations. --Wilhelm. [1913 Webster] 2. A lancet. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Dancing) A set of quadrilles of a certain arrangement. [Written also lanciers.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lancer n 1: (formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance