Definition of Lanthorn

1. n. See Lantern.



Definition of Lanthorn

1. Noun. (archaic) A lantern. ¹

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Definition of Lanthorn

1. a lantern [n -S] - See also: lantern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanthorn

lanthanide
lanthanide contraction
lanthanide series
lanthanides
lanthanite
lanthanites
lanthanoid
lanthanoids
lanthanon
lanthanons
lanthanum
lanthanums
lanthionine
lanthionine synthase
lanthopine
lanthorn (current term)
lanthorn-fly
lanthorns
lantibiotic
lantibiotics
lanting
lants
lantskip
lantskips
lantzman
lantzmen
lanuginous
lanugo
lanugo hair
lanugos

Literary usage of Lanthorn

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1. London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Thou art our admiral ; thou bearest the lanthorn in the poop, but 'tis in the nose of thee ; thou art the knight of the burning lamp. 1Л. Henry IV. ..."

2. The Young Gentleman and Lady's Philosophy,: In a Continued Survey of the by Benjamin Martin (1772)
"A precious Stone is not of lefs Value for being worn on the Finger of a Show-man, and there is nothing in the Magic lanthorn that is fcan- dalous, ..."

3. A New and Compendious System of Optics by Benjamin Martin (1740)
"I. r | { HE Magic lanthorn is an optical _J. ... In a darkened Room ABCD, is placed a dark lanthorn EFGH, in the Side of which FH is fixed a round Tube ..."

4. A Supplement to the Two Volumes of the Second Edition of The Essay on the by John Bellenden Ker (1840)
"My stay, my guide, my lanthorn to my feet." -" God shall be my hope, ... Being very lucky in a pair of long lanthorn-JAWS, " he wrung his face into a ..."

5. The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art (1842)
"MAGAZINE OF SCIEN' School of MAGIC lanthorn AND PHANTASMAGORIA. ... The tube is fastened to the lanthorn by a square foot, two sides of which are left open ..."

6. Scientific Dialogues: Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of by Jeremiah Joyce (1852)
"OF THE CAMERA OBSCURA, MAGIC lanthorn, AND MULTIPLYING GLASS. T. We shall now treat upon some miscellaneous subjects ; of which the first shall be the ..."

7. The Poetical Works of Robert Southey by Robert Southey (1845)
"And the first night by lanthorn light Through the church-yard as they went, A guinea of gold the Sexton shew'd That Mister Joseph sent But conscience was ..."

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