Lancet windows: high, narrow windows of the earliest Gothic architecture.
This same view was given in his Fifty-fifth Lecture, published in the "Lancet" in 1834.
But sickness and the lancet make one very tolerant of sermonizing.
He took a lancet from his pocket and opened a vein in the arm.
The lancet simile was not original, but one that he had heard somewhere.
"The lancet is a weapon which annually slays more than the sword," says Dr. Tully.
The lancet was the magician's wand of the dark ages of medicine.
When the gums are spongy, they should be frequently pricked with a lancet.
To stop the growth of this, the principal vessels should be cut through with a lancet.
Let's send for dear old Knott and get him to drive out the devil with his lancet?