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droplight

[ drop-lahyt ]
/ ˈdrɒpˌlaɪt /
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noun
an electric or gas lamp suspended from the ceiling or wall by a flexible cord or tube.
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Origin of droplight

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; drop + light1
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British Dictionary definitions for droplight

droplight
/ (ˈdrɒpˌlaɪt) /

noun
an electric light that may be raised or lowered by means of a pulley or other mechanism
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