Davy lamp

noun
Da·​vy lamp | \ ˈdāvē- \

Definition of Davy lamp

: an early safety lamp

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History and Etymology for Davy lamp

after Sir Humphry Davy †1829 English chemist, its inventor

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“Davy lamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Davy%20lamp. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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