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gas mantle

noun
1.
mantle (def 5).
Origin of gas mantle
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • It was a gasoline lamp that burned with a gas mantle, swinging from the ceiling, flooding the little shop with a greenish light.

British Dictionary definitions for gas mantle

gas mantle

noun
1.
a mantle for use in a gaslight See mantle (sense 4)
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