from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lantern whose light can be blocked, as by a sliding panel.
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- n. A lantern with a panel that slides to block the light.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See Lantern.
- n. a lantern with a single opening, which may be closed so as to conceal the light; -- called also bull's-eye.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lantern with a single opening and a sliding panel that can be closed to conceal the light
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