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friar's lantern

noun
1.
ignis fatuus (def 1).
Origin of friar's lantern
1625-1635
First recorded in 1625-35
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British Dictionary definitions for friar's lantern

friar's lantern

noun
1.
another name for will-o'-the-wisp
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