Origin of lanthorn
Examples from the Web for lanthorn
Historical Examples of lanthorn
In one hand he carried a lanthorn; a naked sword in the other.
He bore my glance a moment, then turned and took up the lanthorn.
An ignis fatuus, perhaps; a Jack-o'-lanthorn begotten of putrescence.The Life of Cesare Borgia
On the opposite wall the light of the trooper's lanthorn fell brightly.
The lanthorn was dashed from the fellow's hand, and rolled to Kenneth's feet.
- an archaic word for lantern