Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lamp intended for use with a piauo: usually one with a firm tripod or other base and an adjustable standard by which it can be raised or lowered.

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Examples

  • (Two out of every three houses in Floral Heights had before the fireplace a davenport, a mahogany table real or imitation, and a piano-lamp or a reading-lamp with a shade of yellow or rose silk.)

    Babbit

  • "See the piano, and the red sofa and chairs, and the tall piano-lamp with its red shade."

    The Book of Stories for the Story-teller

  • In a foaming sort of silence, Mannie Kantor smiled softly from his chair beneath the pink-and-gold shade of the piano-lamp.

    Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It

  • He tucked the book under his arm, he clumped down-stairs and solemnly began to read, under the piano-lamp: 5

    Chapter 23

  • He tucked the book under his arm, he clumped down-stairs and solemnly began to read, under the piano-lamp:

    Babbitt

  • Against the wall was a piano, with another piano-lamp, but no one used it save Tinka.

    Babbitt

  • A blue velvet davenport faced the fireplace, and behind it was a cherrywood table and a tall piano-lamp with a shade of golden silk.

    Babbitt

  • (Two out of every three houses in Floral Heights had before the fireplace a davenport, a mahogany table real or imitation, and a piano-lamp or a reading-lamp with a shade of yellow or rose silk.) 2

    Chapter 7

  • It changed to gentler music, and under the shaded piano-lamp they were silent, happy.

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • To the left in the angle of the room stood the Japanese screen in black and gold, and close to this a tea-table of bamboo and a piano-lamp with a great shade of crinkly red paper that Turner Ravis had given to Vandover one Christmas.

    Vandover and the Brute

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