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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lance.
They tell him (having taken leave of the first two) that the princess is ill at ease, and that she cannot be visited: the knight thinks that it is for grief of his departure, and the which tidings lanceth him anew to the bottom of his heart, whereby he will be almost constrained to give manifest tokens of his grief.
The _Bath-keeper_, 15. lanceth with a _Lancet_, 16.
567: Then when it bites, but lanceth not the sore.