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penlight

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noun pen·light \-ˌlīt\

Simple Definition of penlight

  • : a small flashlight that looks like a pen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of penlight

  1. :  a small flashlight resembling a fountain pen in size or shape

1945

First Known Use of penlight

1945

Variants of penlight

also

penlite


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