storm lantern


noun

another name for hurricane lamp

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Example sentences from the Web for storm lantern

  • She lit the storm-lantern, then, with it in her hand, she went through the tap-room and opened the front door.

    A Bride of the Plains|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • She had placed the storm-lantern in the corner, and this she left alight.

    A Bride of the Plains|Baroness Emmuska Orczy