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lamplight

[lamp-lahyt] /ˈlæmpˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
the light thrown by a lamp.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; lamp + light1
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Examples for lamplight
  • The pale face thus peeled in the lamplight revealed not so much rage as astonishment.
  • Brighter than these, shone the faces of friends in the glimmering lamplight.
  • He watched sleepily the flakes, silver and dark, falling obliquely against the lamplight.
  • In the evenings, deep snow drifts lining frozen sidewalks glow in intermittent pools of lamplight from above.
  • The warm glow of fireplaces and oil lamplight will further lift holiday spirits.

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