Origin of launce
First recorded in 1615–25; variant of lance2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for launce
"That cannot be helped," replied Mr. Launce, as stiffly as ever.
"We don't care to eat with you, sir," Mr. Launce replied, bluntly.
"One doesn't often hear a story like that of your rescue," said Mr. Launce.
Mrs. Launce turned to Darrin, who had just turned back from the port rail.
Did you ask Mr. and Mrs. Launce whether they had children that were not provided for?
- another name for the sand eel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012