student lamp

noun

Definition of student lamp

: a desk reading lamp with a tubular shaft, one or two arms for a shaded light, and originally an oil reservoir

First Known Use of student lamp

1822, in the meaning defined above

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“Student lamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/student%20lamp. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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