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  • noun Plural form of lamplighter.

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Examples

  • He is so self-assured that he commits several cardinal sins, according to the recipes of writing workshops: he always starts in media res, he never explains terms Circus, mole, lamplighters, scalphunters, babysitters, wranglers, inquisitors and he shifts viewpoints constantly and unapologetically.

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: The Circus Ringmaster: John le Carré

  • He is so self-assured that he commits several cardinal sins, according to the recipes of writing workshops: he always starts in media res, he never explains terms Circus, mole, lamplighters, scalphunters, babysitters, wranglers, inquisitors and he shifts viewpoints constantly and unapologetically.

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: The Circus Ringmaster: John le Carré

  • A mother cat and her new litter are nestled into a pile of loose sacking against the next house, the lamplighters are working to repair the lamp across the street, and the baker and his wife are having a row in their house on the corner.

    Exit the Actress

  • But he's found it no easier to fit in with the lamplighters than he ever has - always too small and too meek, his loneliness continues no matter how hard he tries to succeed.

    Lamplighter by D. M. Cornish: Book summary

  • He is so self-assured that he commits several cardinal sins, according to the recipes of writing workshops: he always starts in media res, he never explains terms Circus, mole, lamplighters, scalphunters, babysitters, wranglers, inquisitors and he shifts viewpoints constantly and unapologetically.

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: The Circus Ringmaster: John le Carré

  • A mother cat and her new litter are nestled into a pile of loose sacking against the next house, the lamplighters are working to repair the lamp across the street, and the baker and his wife are having a row in their house on the corner.

    Exit the Actress

  • He is so self-assured that he commits several cardinal sins, according to the recipes of writing workshops: he always starts in media res, he never explains terms Circus, mole, lamplighters, scalphunters, babysitters, wranglers, inquisitors and he shifts viewpoints constantly and unapologetically.

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: The Circus Ringmaster: John le Carré

  • But when a haughty young girl, a member of a suspiciously-regarded society of all-women teratologists is forced upon the lamplighters for training, Rossamund might no longer be the most despised soul around.

    Lamplighter by D. M. Cornish: Book summary

  • Now that the storm was over, the lamplighters had come out to relight the torches that served as streetlights.

    Rot & Ruin

  • At intervals along the boulevards, lamplighters set their gay fires.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

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