lamplight

noun
lamp·​light | \ ˈlamp-ˌlīt How to pronounce lamplight (audio) \

Definition of lamplight

: the light of a lamp

Examples of lamplight in a Sentence

We could see the glow of lamplight in the window.
Recent Examples on the Web The town itself joins in on the cheer, lighting up buildings and trees and offering festive fun such as carriage rides and lamplight tours of Lyndon B. Johnson’s boyhood home. Katie Friel, Chron, 22 Nov. 2021 There is talk, too, Nikols said, of salvaging and reusing the iconic tilted lamplight sign, which was designed by Nikols’ father, longtime restaurateur John Nikols, and remains a familiar neighborhood landmark. The Salt Lake Tribune, 28 Sep. 2021 One enterprising truffle dealer seems to conduct all of his transactions in dark alleyways, lit by headlights or lamplight spilling from a nearby window. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 5 Mar. 2021 Back in the 1850s, offices were mostly dark little cave rooms populated by a handful of depressed men in brown suits working by gas lamplight. Rachel Handler, Curbed, 26 Apr. 2021 One enterprising truffle dealer seems to conduct all of his transactions in dark alleyways, lit by headlights or lamplight spilling from a nearby window. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 5 Mar. 2021 One enterprising truffle dealer seems to conduct all of his transactions in dark alleyways, lit by headlights or lamplight spilling from a nearby window. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 5 Mar. 2021 One enterprising truffle dealer seems to conduct all of his transactions in dark alleyways, lit by headlights or lamplight spilling from a nearby window. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 5 Mar. 2021 One enterprising truffle dealer seems to conduct all of his transactions in dark alleyways, lit by headlights or lamplight spilling from a nearby window. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 5 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of lamplight

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Lamplight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lamplight. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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