from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mechanical device for automatically interrupting the beam of light from a lighthouse.


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  • Cupids, marched the standard of the winking gold-piece, which is their nourishing sun and eclipser of all suns that foster dreams.

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Complete George Meredith 1868

  • But they likewise were so sensible of their sister’s superiority, and of the honour she reflected upon the whole family, that they confessed themselves eclipsed, without envying the eclipser.

    Clarissa Harlowe 2006


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