Origin of lancet
Related Words for lancetbayonet, dagger, blade, sword, skewer, machete, sickle, cutter, scalpel, lance, steel, shank, point, edge, cutlass, sabre, switchblade, scythe, bolo, stiletto
Examples from the Web for lancet
Contemporary Examples of lancet
And even The Lancet and Nature publish their share of shaky studies.How to Tell When a Scientific Study Is Total B.S.
August 22, 2014
The Lancet should never have published it (many of the co-authors later withdrew their names from the paper).Not Vaccinating Your Kids Is a Horrible Thing to Do
May 1, 2013
According to studies published this week in The Lancet, aspirin radically reduces the risk of cancer.Can Taking Aspirin Once a Day Reduce Risk of Cancer, Stroke, and More?
March 22, 2012
The finding, published online in the journal The Lancet, lit up headlines this week.HPV Infects Millions of Men: Vaccinate the Boys!
March 6, 2011
The Lancet issued a formal retraction of the study soon after.U.S. Debunks Autism Myth
March 13, 2010
Historical Examples of lancet
Lancet windows: high, narrow windows of the earliest Gothic architecture.Tom Brown at Rugby
This same view was given in his Fifty-fifth Lecture, published in the "Lancet" in 1834.On the Origin of Species
But sickness and the lancet make one very tolerant of sermonizing.St. Ronan's Well
Sir Walter Scott
He took a lancet from his pocket and opened a vein in the arm.A Girl of the Commune
George Alfred Henty
The lancet simile was not original, but one that he had heard somewhere.Virgin Soil
Ivan S. Turgenev
Word Origin for lancet
Word Origin and History for lancet
late 14c., launcet, from Old French lancette "small lance" (12c.), diminutive of lance (see lance (n.)).
- A surgical knife with a short, wide, pointed double-edged blade, used especially for making punctures and small incisions.lance