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globe lightning

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noun
  1. ball lightning.
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Origin of globe lightning

First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples

  • This was one of those objects variously called "fire-balls," "globe-lightning," "meteors," and the like.

    Disowned

    Victor Endersby