storm lantern


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n storm lantern 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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In literature:

He took his lantern and went back through the storm.
"Robert Falconer" by George MacDonald
It was impossible to keep a light above, for no lantern could burn in such a storm.
"The Adventures of a Boy Reporter" by Harry Steele Morrison
Lanterns had been lighted and hung on the sleds, to shed their warning rays through the storm.
"The Moving Picture Girls Snowbound" by Laura Lee Hope
There were lanterns now by the big hatch in front of the main-mast, and I could see quite a group of men at whom Jarette was storming.
"Sail Ho!" by George Manville Fenn
When it began to get dark with the storm and time to put up the lantern, I was afraid to leave the baby.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
It was a strange crowd that stood there in the driving storm, lit up by the fitful flashes of the moving lanterns.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
He looked storm-beaten as he held his lantern up with a laugh.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
In the twilight of the storm these lanterns twinkled dimly.
"The Candidate" by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
She had placed the storm-lantern in the corner, and this she left alight.
"A Bride of the Plains" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
It must be great up in the lantern room in a storm like this.
"The Motor Girls on the Coast" by Margaret Penrose

In news:

A jack-o'-lantern is covered with snow during a storm Sunday in Freeport, Maine.