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Lamp

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LAMP, n. L. lampas Gr. to shine Heb.

1. A vessel for containing oil to be burned by means of a wick or a light, a burning wick inserted in a vessel of oil. Hence,
2. Figuratively, a light of any kind. The moon is called the lamp of heaven.

Thy gentle eyes send forth a quickening spirit, to feed the dying lamp of life within me.

Lamp of safety, or safety lamp, a lamp for lighting coal mines, without exposing workmen to the explosion of inflammable air.

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Entry for 'Lamp'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/l/lamp.html.

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