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- n. A miners’ lamp or safety lamp used in coal mines to warn against methane (firedamp).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See Safety lamp, under lamp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See davy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
after Sir Humphry Davy (Wiktionary)