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Meaning of ELANCE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*lance"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elanced}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Elancing}.] [F. ['e]lancer, OF. eslancier; pref. es- (L.
ex) + F. lancer to dart, throw, fr. lance.]
To throw as a lance; to hurl; to dart. [R.]

      While thy unerring hand elanced . . . a dart. --Prior.

 

 

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