American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The lungs, especially the lungs of an animal slaughtered for food.
- n. Plural form of light.
- n. A butcher's term for the lungs of an animal (being lighter than adjacent parts).
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of light.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The lungs of an animal or bird; -- sometimes coarsely applied to the lungs of a human being.
- Middle English lightes, from light, light in weight (from the lightness of the lungs compared to other organs); see light2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The words loom in lights from the centerfield scoreboard before each game.”
“Turning off the lights is a good start. joe from Lowell says:”
“Turning off the lights is a good gesture to raise awareness, nothing more.”
“Crossing or entering 29 at any of the lights is a whole other deal.”
“The silhouettes melt into the sky; the shadows are lights where certain tones, the blue, the purple, the green and the orange, predominate, and it is the proportional quantity of the spots that differentiates in our eyes the shadows from what we call the lights, just as it actually happens in optic science.”
“I wanted to share my story, as well as, my product in lights that it would help you save money on your home phone, allow you to see family and friends who are not local to you, and help me continue to be successful in growing my home business so that I can continue enjoying my kids and hubby.”
“‘Behind each of those lights is a story,’ she remembered her Dad saying many, many nights when tucking her in to bed.”
“Solar lights from the small town to the south flickered in the night, reminding me that I lived within walking distance.”
“For a fleeting moment the track ahead, pitch black apart from the comet-tailed guide lights is condensed and relegated to the bottom right of my vision.”
“The many cathedrals of Paris beginning with Notre Dame, exploring the narrow streets near Place St. Michel near the Seine, taking a Bateau ride down the Seine in an open top boat especially at night with all the building lighted by the lights from the boats, seeing the Eiffel Tower day or night, and on and on.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘lights’.
Words I've come across while reading and looked up in the dictionary.
All things Light
Edible organ meats and leftover parts.
Looking for tweets for lights.