hurricane lamp

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hurricane lamp an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
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Usage

In literature:

The paraffin hurricane lamps also seemed to interest and win his approval.
"When the World Shook" by H. Rider Haggard
We got our lamps going, and put on our oilskins, ready for a hurricane.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
Just then I saw through one of the windows a little hurricane-lamp burning.
"Plain Tales from the Hills" by Rudyard Kipling
His lamp, of what is called the "hurricane" brand, was very good and bright, and would burn for many hours.
"Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales" by Henry Rider Haggard
The romance is closed, and he steals to his bunk with a hurricane lamp and finds a bundle of letters.
"The Home of the Blizzard" by Douglas Mawson
The duckboards were lit up by rows of hurricane lamps.
"Combed Out" by Fritz August Voigt
It was past these that the adjutant walked rapidly away, swinging his hurricane-lamp in his hand.
"The Deserter" by Charles King
I'd sooner try to blow out a hurricane lamp.
"Berry And Co." by Dornford Yates
The little hurricane-lamp was stood in one corner.
"Foes in Ambush" by Charles King
He had also lighted the hurricane lamp and suspended it from the top of the totem pole.
"Kiddie the Scout" by Robert Leighton
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In news:

Scott Tucker finishes a hurricane lamp in the Stratton pattern.
Tory small steel-wrapped glass hurricane lamps by Arteriors Home, 877-488-8866.
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