Cape Cod lighter

noun

Definition of Cape Cod lighter

: a lump of porous material fixed upon a handle and soaked with kerosene for use in lighting fires

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“Cape Cod lighter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cape%20Cod%20lighter. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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