from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A piece of glass, or a frame with many pieces of glass, let into a floor to allow of the transmission of light from above.


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  • Sing through, and each with a floor-light racing along at its side.

    Embankment at Night: Outcasts

  • They looked at the earth through the floor-light, but it was little more than visible -- a black spot drowned in the solar rays.

    All Around the Moon

  • The bolts of the floor-light, which was more than a foot in diameter, were carefully unscrewed, while Ardan, a good deal affected, prepared to launch his dog's body into space.

    All Around the Moon


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