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See definition of lancet on Dictionary.com
  • as inknife
  • as inspear
  • as inwindow

synonyms for lancet

  • bayonet
  • blade
  • cutter
  • dagger
  • machete
  • scalpel
  • sickle
  • skewer
  • sword
  • bolo
  • cutlass
  • edge
  • lance
  • point
  • ripper
  • sabre
  • scimitar
  • scythe
  • shank
  • shiv
  • steel
  • stiletto
  • switchblade
  • tickler
  • cutting edge
  • skiver
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How to use lancet in a sentence

They are usually called Lancet-fish, from the curious structure of the sub-caudal spines.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
It was afterwards placed across the nave, near the west end, under the organ which blocked up the great triple lancet window.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
If he has opened his abscess with a bronze lancet and has made him lose his eye, he shall pay money, half his price.
THE OLDEST CODE OF LAWS IN THE WORLDHAMMURABI, KING OF BABYLON
The provincial newspapers took up the work that the Lancet had begun.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
A lancet brought him to his senses, and the surgeon pronounced his wound not to be dangerous, provided that he remained quiet.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
The wall arcade and the lancet windows above were repaired, and later work of a more elaborate character added.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
It is the transitional link between the lancet and tracery systems.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
I have always been able to do it more speedily and more securely with the lancet.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
For lack of a lancet they opened his vein with a penknife; a hot warming-pan is placed on his head.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
The Duke of Burgundy will then have such a thorn in his side as no lancet of our time will easily cut out from his flesh.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LANCET

  • aperture
  • bay
  • bay window
  • bow
  • casement
  • dormer
  • fanlight
  • fenestella
  • fenestra
  • fenestration
  • jalousie
  • lancet
  • lucarne
  • lunette
  • lunette window
  • mullioned
  • oriel
  • picture window
  • porthole
  • rose window
  • skylight
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