Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gas or other lamp used for illuminating a street.
- n. Alternative form of street lamp.
- street + lamp (Wiktionary)
“Late during night, Institute of Technology skechers shoesfollowed by a street-lamp lit up.”
“As years ago the flamelet of the street-lamp, so now these outposts of the colossal embryo of a world derided me and seemed to point me out and away.”
“Fog hung around the street-lamp lights, the air wet and cold.”
“The famous Railton place, which had secrets walkin to and fro, talking of Lord knows seen many 9 what mischief, stood in darkness, the front door bright and clear in the light from the nearby street-lamp.”
“Billboard stanchions are twisted into strange angles, and massive highway signs and street-lamp posts are wrenched into drunken poses.”
“I started from – or an end to where and what I write; I am not alone, about me there are unattached words in flight like bats hunting in the gloom, ghostly outlines wafting in a wraith-like night, silhouetted, fleetingly from time to time against a single, bug-infested light – a lone and charismatic old street-lamp situated in a bare place”
“There was street-lamp light creeping in behind the drapes.”
“For her eyes were fresh from the blaze, and here there was no street-lamp or lantern to form a kindly transition between the inner glare and the outer dark.”
“And he looked drowsily about the room, which was fairly perceptible in the half-light from the street-lamp.”
“There was a street-lamp nearby, and Vera saw the horrified expression that was frozen on his face.”
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