Definitions

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  • adj. Without a lantern.

Etymologies

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lantern +‎ -less

Examples

  • Afterward in the lanternless dark, zipped inside my down bag and listening to the tent walls luff in the wind, I watched pronghorns, backlit by sunset, race across the backs of my eyelids until even that light was gone.

    Seeing the Familiar For the First Time

  • Or face the court … face me … and the possibility that you'll spend a cold, lanternless night in the Dead Room yourself.”

    The Terror

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