What does the word lit mean?

Usage examples for lit

  1. Mrs. Hope was sitting by the fire in the drawing- room, a room full of flowers and books, and lit by four long windows. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  2. Barbara's eyes lit up as she whispered back: Glad of it. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  3. George filled my pipe with dried tea leaves and just a bit of his precious tobacco; then lit it for me, as I could not see to do it myself. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace