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cigarette lighter

noun
1.
See lighter1
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  • And the cigarette lighter was attached to the other side of the desk.

    Police Your Planet Lester del Rey
  • This is not a cigarette lighter, but a very efficient and deadly heatgun.

    Rebels of the Red Planet Charles Louis Fontenay
  • With his cigarette lighter, he lit the rag stuffed in the end of the bottle.

    The Green Beret Thomas Edward Purdom
  • "Use the cigarette lighter," somebody suggested, half ashamed.

    The Unwilling Professor Arthur Porges
  • Case got out his cigarette lighter and flicked it into flame.

    Beyond The Thunder H. B. Hickey
  • He reached into his pocket and pulled out a cigarette lighter.

  • By that I mean, in one hand he clutched the chart and in the other a cigarette lighter.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca Robert Sydney Bowen
  • He could see an irregular flickering, like a cigarette lighter, in the Message Center Room.

    Take the Reason Prisoner John Joseph McGuire
  • It was a simple, rectangular block of black material, about the size of a cigarette lighter.

    Alarm Clock

    Everett B. Cole

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