- a harpoon fitted with an explosive head.
Origin of bomb lance
Examples from the Web for bomb lance
Historical Examples of bomb lance
Mr. Gibson went over backward, exploding the gun and sending the bomb-lance into the air.
The bomb-lance and gun are all very well; but the harpoon is the real weapon on which the whaleman must depend.
Then came the dull explosion of the bomb-lance somewhere in the vitals of the whale.