noun Date: 14th century the light of a lamp

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  • Lamplight — Lamp light , n. Light from a lamp. [1913 Webster] This world s artificial lamplights. Owen Meredith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lamplight — (n.) also lamp light, late 14c., from LAMP (Cf. lamp) + LIGHT (Cf. light) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lamplight — [lamp′līt΄] n. light given off by a lamp …   English World dictionary

  • lamplight — [[t]læ̱mplaɪt[/t]] N UNCOUNT Lamplight is the light produced by a lamp. Her cheeks glowed red in the lamplight …   English dictionary

  • lamplight — noun The light emitted by a lamp. We sat around reading by lamplight all night …   Wiktionary

  • lamplight — lamp|light [ˈlæmp laıt] n [U] the soft light produced by a lamp ▪ Her eyes shone in the lamplight …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lamplight — noun (U) the soft light produced by a lamp: Her eyes shone in the lamplight …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lamplight — /lamp luyt /, n. the light thrown by a lamp. [1570 80; LAMP + LIGHT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lamplight — lamp|light [ læmp,laıt ] noun uncount the light from a lamp …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lamplight — n. light from a lamp …   English contemporary dictionary

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