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  • n. Plural form of penlight.


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  • “Renew your order and you get fifty percent off on our new Devil-Kid penlights.”

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • We were too busy shining penlights into the nonresponsive eyes of unconscious kids who decided their time was up.

    Paradise General

  • Hand out penlights, and make sure everyone has a journal to write down their dreams, as well as a comfy place to sleep.

    Anne Hill: 10 Steps to Big Winter Dreams

  • Who can blame them, sitting in the dark with their penlights, for becoming dissatisfied with current encumbrances and yearning to be wild reeds in a field of libido?

    Thelma Adams: The Jules & Jim Effect

  • In various practices of color therapy, patients observe colors through special viewers, or colors are applied to accupoints on the body, using gemstones, candles, prisms, penlights, colored fabrics, or tinted glass.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • A few men clung to their little penlights as if they were the last embers of the last fire.


  • As we rounded the aisle to the penlights, I tried my hardest to let out a little gasp to make me seem interested in these tiny beacons of light that can clip to your keychain.

    unclebob Diary Entry

  • His rheumy old eyes narrowed, like dimming yellow penlights.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • Before long he sees the penlights of other fishers, upstream, over his right shoulder, but it is not so hard to pretend he is alone.

    The Shell Collector : Stories

  • Mobile medical technology relies on batteries, from AEDs to penlights.



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