Part of speech: noun

A vessel in which oil is burnt through a wick.

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Usage examples "lamp":

  1. Regina quietly shut the door behind her and came forward into the room, carrying her candle- stick, which she set down upon the table near the lamp. - "Whosoever Shall Offend", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. I rather like the light of this lamp. - "The Clue of the Twisted Candle", Edgar Wallace.
  3. Barty stood leaning against a lamp- post, and looked on too. - "The Martian", George Du Maurier.