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night-light

[nahyt-lahyt] /ˈnaɪtˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a usually dim light kept burning at night, as in a child's bedroom.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50
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British Dictionary definitions for nightlight

night-light

noun
1.
a dim light burning at night, esp for children
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Word Origin and History for nightlight

night-light

n.

1640s, "faint light visible in the sky at night," from night + light (n.). As "small light used in rooms at night to keep them from total darkness" from 1851.

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