Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of gaslight.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A silver Jaguar convertible with black-tinted windows glinted beneath the gaslights.

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  • It is all a world away from my first experience of indoor nets above a Wandsworth garage, at Alf Gover's, with its gaslights and linseed locker-room.

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  • He turns down all the gaslights in the house the house so everything gets dim.

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  • “Oh, Yetta, because,” Rahel snapped back, shoving open the door of their apartment and reaching up to turn on the gaslights.

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  • Several gaslights had been lit, forming a semicircle of illumination.

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  • The free-form park was illuminated, as was the building itself, by thousands of gaslights fed by the hotel's own generating station.

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  • Population tripled to about 135,000 in the early 1880s, and by the early 1900s, Rangoon was one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the British Empire, with streetcars, gaslights and public gardens.

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  • With the food in our bellies we tipsily shone flashlights down the unusually pitch-black streets of Park Slope, bumping into co-revelers armed with their own flashlights - a 20th century, middle class version of the "countless gaslights" and "oriental crowds" of the Lower East Side.

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  • Dickens rehearsed his readings again and again, memorizing large sections of his own work and acting out different parts and voices under an arrangement of gaslights that made the scene even more dramatic.

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  • Knocking tables and flickering gaslights and what-all

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