- a corporal of the lowest rank.
- (formerly) a private acting as corporal without increased pay.
Origin of lance corporal
Words nearby lance corporal
How to use lance corporal in a sentence
In an act of corporal punishment that we at the Daily Beast do not condone, Joseph grabbed Him by the ear and “pulled hard.”
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Moreover, corporal punishment has the undesirable quality that the more you use it, the less effective it becomes.
Right over the stone marker, a long-shafted war-lance was carved—the blade pointing down.
The corporal, rather chalky-looking under his tan, stepped forward and laid a hand on MacRae's shoulder.
The guerrillas had hung the body of the corporal from a tree and there it dangled over the road, a gruesome object.
After he was securely bound he was forced to stand while the two, with foul epithets, hung the body of the corporal over the road.
Where sabre, lance, and bayonet, right soon would turn and flee!