battle lantern

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noun

a portable, battery-operated light for emergency use aboard a warship.

Nearby words

  1. battle cry,
  2. battle dress,
  3. battle fatigue,
  4. battle group,
  5. battle jacket,
  6. battle line,
  7. battle of britain,
  8. battle of the atlantic,
  9. battle of the bulge,
  10. battle plan

Origin of battle lantern

First recorded in 1820–30

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