Try Our Apps


What does the eggplant emoji really mean?

fairy lamp

a lamp using a candle as the source of illumination, usually constructed of glass or ceramic material, set on a metal base, and having a fabric shade.
Origin of fairy lamp
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for fairy lamp
Historical Examples
  • There was one other fine thing about being sick the fairy lamp!

    Half-Past Seven Stories Robert Gordon Anderson
  • From every fairy lamp the lustrous capital signalled to youth her invitation, her challenge, and her menace.

    The Dark Star Robert W. Chambers
  • Consequently, the fairy lamp had things pretty much its own way and it embraced its opportunity.

    Peggy Stewart at School

    Gabrielle E. Jackson

Word of the Day

Nearby words for fairy lamp

Word Value for fairy

Scrabble Words With Friends