spirit lamp

  1. a lamp that burns methylated or other spirits instead of oil

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How to use spirit lamp in a sentence

  • A night-light burnt on the table, where cups and bottles were ranged, a spirit-lamp and kettle, and other necessaries.

  • I was heating some drink for him over a spirit lamp when he spoke in a strangely familiar voice, although very weak.

  • Dominique came round to them, bearing appearance of one who has seen better days, and a pot of coffee brewed on a spirit lamp.

  • While she told us this she was making coffee with a spirit lamp on the chest of drawers.

    Castellinaria | Henry Festing Jones
  • With lightning-like decision he climbed upon a chair and thrust balloon, retort, spirit lamp and all out of the window.

    On the Yukon Trail | Roy J. Snell