- an old-fashioned slang term for spectacles
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Examples from the Web for gig-lamps
I say, you with the gig-lamps, toss a poor devil a bit o' 'bacco.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
The big, fat Providence in gig-lamps is sitting by the patient.A Top-Floor Idyl
George van Schaick
Get that girl to give back your gig-lamps, and you will be able to see more clearly into the soul of the Far East.From Sea to Sea
It was thickly dark, save for the gig-lamps, and they lit on a rippling surface of water.
He watched the rain before the gig-lamps, the faint gleaming of the shadowy horse's body, the passing of the dark hedges.