American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A tall lamp with a base that stands on the floor.
- n. a lamp that stands on the floor
“After a while one came to regard her as a piece of the furniture-a strangely shaped chair with book-holding attachment, perhaps, or a floor lamp in the configuration of a woman reading a book-for both these women, when they were not fussing over Father, were constantly reading.”
“As for the rest of the room, he had one of those white plastic patio chairs set up with a matching white plastic patio table in front of it, as a footrest, and an older brass-looking floor lamp next to that.”
“A floor lamp with an appropriately foreign name, torchier, soars over the armchairs like a rising tone at the end of English sentences and then suddenly curves down in one bold jazzy stroke, pouring light on Moda and Burda and England scattered on the coffee table.”
“Buzz flicked on a floor lamp for a better look; he saw tame publicity stills: “Juicy Lucy” in a spangly one-piece bathing suit, the address of a downtown talent agency rubber-stamped on the bottom.”
“Rune pulled off her jacket; it went on a hanger, which she hooked onto the armature of a bulbless floor lamp that held an ostrich-feather boa and a fake-zebra-skin sport coat.”
“He put a .32 Smith & Wesson Terrier on the coffee table with the money, then switched off the floor lamp at one end of the sofa and turned to look at the other three.”
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