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droplight

[drop-lahyt] /ˈdrɒpˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
an electric or gas lamp suspended from the ceiling or wall by a flexible cord or tube.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; drop + light1
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droplight

/ˈdrɒpˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
an electric light that may be raised or lowered by means of a pulley or other mechanism
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