- having illumination provided by burning gas: gaslit streets.
- of or resembling a time, especially the 1890s, when gaslight was widely used: the gaslit era.
Origin of gaslit
- to cause (a person) to doubt his or her sanity through the use of psychological manipulation: How do you know if your partner is gaslighting you?
Origin of gaslight
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Examples from the Web for gaslit
She wrapped the rug about her knees, and looked out luxuriously at the gaslit streets.The Quaint Companions
It brought up memories of his own experiences, of rows of gaslit faces, and of a friendly helpful voice that said, "Speak up?"The Research Magnificent
H. G. Wells
Captain George Percy Cavendish, standing at the window, looking abstractedly out at the starlit and gaslit street, was thinking.A Changed Heart
May Agnes Fleming
They transfigured the narrow, gaslit first-floor landing of his great-aunt's house into a secret and unearthly grove of bliss.The Price of Love
They remembered the noise of gaslit streets, the steamy heat of tap-rooms or the scorching sunshine of calm days at sea.The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"
- a type of lamp in which the illumination is produced by an incandescent mantle heated by a jet of gas
- the light produced by such a lamp
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