Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The person who has charge of the light in a lighthouse or lightship.
“On these occasions, the light-keeper is seen in his best mood, and is the perfection of politeness and urbanity, for then a hope of reappointment is betrayed in every movement.”
“They said some of the wreckers had been arrested, and had incriminated the assistant light-keeper.”
“The light-keeper at Ediz Hook told us to-day that he had exhumed an old”
“The old light-keeper was launching his boat to cross over to the spit, and we turned to him for an explanation.”
“With eyes mostly on the oil-clothed floor, the light-keeper would smoke and yarn unhurriedly.”
“The light-keeper was "spying" again, was watching to see if he violated his contract.”
“Brown and the light-keeper lifted the box into the back part of the”
“What was it that the light-keeper was hiding from the world?”
“Still the rain and the wind, and no visitors at the ropes, not even the light-keeper.”
“The light-keeper shut off his laughter by a sudden and rather frightened gulp.”
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