Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Illuminated by gaslight.

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  • adjective Illuminated by burning gas.

Etymologies

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gas +‎ lit

Examples

  • Because I've been talking with George Mann all week about the roots of pulps, gaslit alleys, steampunk, Sexton Blake, masked avengers, and all that goodness.

    Sax Rohmer # 1

  • The gaslit sidewalk and Vincent tilted, then shifted, peeling away to reveal a concrete floor awash in water.

    Etched in Bone

  • The gaslit sidewalk and Vincent tilted, then shifted, peeling away to reveal a concrete floor awash in water.

    Etched in Bone

  • These are tales that take us from the familiar quarters at 221B Baker Street to alternate realities, from the gaslit streets of London to the far future and beyond.

    John Joseph Adams » By Blood We Live: Now Available + Website Launches

  • These are tales that take us from the familiar quarters at 221B Baker Street to alternate realities, from the gaslit streets of London to the far future and beyond.

    John Joseph Adams » The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • The gaslit sidewalk and Vincent tilted, then shifted, peeling away to reveal a concrete floor awash in water.

    Etched in Bone

  • The gaslit sidewalk and Vincent tilted, then shifted, peeling away to reveal a concrete floor awash in water.

    Etched in Bone

  • Because I've been talking with George Mann all week about the roots of pulps, gaslit alleys, steampunk, Sexton Blake, masked avengers, and all that goodness.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • These are tales that take us from the familiar quarters at 221B Baker Street to alternate realities, from the gaslit streets of London to the far future and beyond.

    John Joseph Adams » 2009 » August

  • I was brought up in and around non-conformist places of worship like this, gaslit Evangelical mausolea in terraced city backstreets, bare-boarded Strict Baptism in hidden Chiltern villages.

    Sunday Talk

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