LancegayLance"gay`\, Lancegaye \Lance"gaye`\, n. [OF. lancegaie, corrupted from the same source as E. assagai, under the influence of F. lance lance. See Assagai.] A kind of spear anciently used. Its use was prohibited by a statute of Richard II. --Nares. In his hand a launcegay, A long sword by his side. --Chaucer.