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lamplighter


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lamplighter  \Lamp"light`er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  lights  a  lamp;  esp.,  a  person  who 
  lights  street  lamps. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  calico  bass. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lamplighter 
  n  :  (when  gas  was  used  for  streetlights)  a  person  who  lights  and 
  extinguishes  streetlights 




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