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  • n. Alternative form of lampshade.


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  • He also experimented with lamp-shade tunics and hobble skirts.

    The King Is Dead

  • I wanted to throw the lamp-shade lane sign over my head and pretend I was a fixture.

    The Ex Games

  • It is not uncommon for children with learning problems to have unique or idiosyncratic interests or hobbies e.g., 1930s jazz, lamp-shade collections, and they may expect their peers to share their enthusiasm for these interests.

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • The light from the hall-way showed me a slice of the room: floorboards, carpet, bed, lamp-shade, wall.

    Locked Rooms

  • On the ceiling he saw a dark circle — the shadow of the lamp-shade.

    The Schoolmistress and other stories

  • The armchair and the lamp-shade cast familiar shadows that have long grown wearisome on the walls and on the floor, and when I look at them I feel as though the night had come and with it my accursed sleeplessness.

    The Wife

  • He rose, lowered the lamp-shade, lay down with his elbows on the cushion, and closed his eyes.

    The Kreutzer Sonata

  • The columbine looked charming in an outstanding skirt that strangely resembled the large lamp-shade in the drawing-room.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • A large Japanese umbrella, fastened up to the wall, shaded the little woman in black by its mixture of colours; the high bronze lamp under a red lamp-shade cast on her the light of sunset.

    The Man Who Was Afraid

  • Catholic priest with her, Madame Stahl had studiously kept her face in the shadow of the lamp-shade and had smiled in a peculiar way.

    Anna Karenina


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