Definition of hurricane lamp
1 or hurricane lantern : an oil lantern having a glass chimney with a perforated metal lid that permits the egress of air but protects the flame from high winds and used usually on shipboard and to mark outdoor construction projects
— called also tornado lantern
2 : a candlestick equipped with a hurricane globe
3 : an electric lamp equipped with a hurricane globe instead of a shade
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