from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A lantern whose light can be blocked, as by a sliding panel.

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  • noun A lantern with a panel that slides to block the light.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a lantern with a single opening and a sliding panel that can be closed to conceal the light


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