Definition of Lanterns

1. Noun. (plural of lantern) ¹



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Definition of Lanterns

1. lantern [n] - See also: lantern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanterns

lantern beetle
lantern beetles
lantern fish
lantern fly
lantern jaw
lantern jawed
lantern pinion
lantern slide
lantern wheel
lanterned
lanternfish
lanternfishes
lanterning
lanternless
lanternlike
lanterns (current term)
lanthanian
lanthanic
lanthanide
lanthanide contraction
lanthanide series
lanthanides
lanthanite
lanthanites
lanthanoid
lanthanoids
lanthanon
lanthanons
lanthanum
lanthanums

Literary usage of Lanterns

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1. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1910)
"lanterns should be bright and clear and burn brightly. ... Hold lanterns high in left hands and sway bodies and lantern? toward right. ..."

2. The Furniture of Our Forefathers by Esther Singleton, Russell Sturgis (1901)
"Lamps and lanterns were imported in considerable variety : the entries and halls were lighted by square and spherical lanterns. The standard sizes were 18 x ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1881)
"Thus we see how Nature builds up some of her islands; but you may well be surprised that these often are illuminated by wonderful living lanterns of various ..."

4. Northern Germany: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1884)
"Boards and lanterns yellow.. From the Exchange Station of the Stadtbahn (Börse; PI. r; K, ... lanterns and boards to the Pappel- Allee red, to Pankow green. ..."

5. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"Venetian lanterns hanging from the houses formed wreaths of flame. Underneath, a confused swarm of people kept in constant motion. ..."

6. Optical Projection: A Treatise on the Use of the Lantern in Exhibition and by Lewis Wright, Russell Stuart Wright (1891)
"CHAPTER Vin lanterns AND THEIR MANIPULATION 55. Single lanterns.—lanterns for the simple exhibition of single slides are now practically made of one or the ..."

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