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Betty lamp

or betty lamp

noun
1.
an Early American lamp, consisting of a shallow, covered basin filled with oil, tallow, etc., providing fuel for a wick housed in a teapotlike spout, and often hung by a hook or suspended from a chain.
Origin of Betty lamp
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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