from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In. architecture, same as lantern, 3.


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  • It led downhill to three antiquated quays, a number of moored boats, and a very large church with a lantern-tower.

    Death of a Delft Blue

  • That is a marvellous place; its massive lantern-tower, with solid, softly - moulded outlines -- for the sandy oolite admits little fineness of detail -- all weathered to a beautiful orange-grey tint, has a mild dignity of its own.

    At Large

  • Formerly the red-tipped lantern-tower had attached to it a bungalow, where invalids resorted for fresh air; it has now fallen to pieces, and two iron seats have taken its place.

    To the Gold Coast for Gold A Personal Narrative in Two Volumes.—Volume I


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