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floor lamp

a tall lamp designed to stand on the floor.
Origin of floor lamp
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • From these one could run the wire for a table lamp, or a floor lamp, as preferred.

    Natalie: A Garden Scout Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • The electric globe in the floor lamp was yellow; it was nearly burned out and would have to be replaced.

    Cytherea Joseph Hergesheimer
  • There was the sound of breaking ceramics as a floor lamp went over, and then a table followed it, but Malone avoided both.

    Out Like a Light Gordon Randall Garrett

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