hurricane lantern

hurricane lantern
noun
an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
Hypernyms: ↑lamp

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noun

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hurricane lamp or hurricane lantern,
a lamp in which the source of light, usually a candle or a wick drawing kerosene, is protected by a chimney.

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