Definition of lights

 (Entry 1 of 2)

plural of light entry 1

present tense third-person singular of light entry 3 , light entry 6


plural noun
\ ˈlīts How to pronounce lights (audio) \

Definition of lights (Entry 2 of 2)

: the lungs especially of a slaughtered animal

First Known Use of lights

Plural noun

12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lights

Plural noun

Middle English lightes, from light light in weight

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The first known use of lights was in the 12th century

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not to be persuaded, moved, or stopped

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