lamplight

[ lamp-lahyt ]
/ ˈlæmpˌlaɪt /
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noun

the light thrown by a lamp.

Origin of lamplight

First recorded in 1570–80; lamp + light1
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lamplight


n.

also lamp-light, late 14c., from lamp + light (n.).

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