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  • n. Plural form of klieg.


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  • There was something wet in her navel that bounced off the kliegs.

    Oscar and Me

  • In choosing the Leader of the Free World, the candlepower of the kliegs shouldn't matter.

    Last Call

  • Within an hour of the judge's slapdown, Bill Gates, lit by kliegs in the company TV studio in Redmond, Wash., flashed an icy, inappropriate smile as he vowed to win on appeal.

    Microsoft's Crapshoot

  • I dazzled millions in the brutal glare of kliegs on the red carpets of Hollywood, the flash of cameras at the Oscars, the sunlight on the beaches of Cannes.

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  • Where countless individuals and groups are willing to go to bat for a fellow-citizen, to give him the benefit of the doubt over the official fiddling and foozling of police forces, diplomats and government spokespeople caught with their pants down under the kliegs.

    O Canada

  • Another cobblestone went into one of the kliegs, shattering the glass that fronted the light but not the light itself.

    Days Between Stations

  • The lights over the dining area are four kliegs from the 1940s bought for about $250 each, which she mounted herself and lacquered in Man O' War Marine Spar Varnish.

    NYT > Home Page

  • At the very least that he was dehydrated and the kliegs were hot.

    The Moderate Voice

  • Outside the house, the media buzzed and swarmed in the odd, shadowless white light cast by the kliegs. Article Feed

  • The kliegs have been extinguished, the cameras packed up.


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