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noun
a candlestick or oil lantern protected against drafts or winds by a glass chimney.
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Also called hurricane lantern.

Origin of hurricane lamp

First recorded in 1890–95
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hurricane lamp

noun
a paraffin lamp, with a glass covering to prevent the flame from being blown outAlso called: storm lantern
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