Definition of Lanthorns

1. Noun. (plural of lanthorn) ¹



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Definition of Lanthorns

1. lanthorn [n] - See also: lanthorn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanthorns

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

Literary usage of Lanthorns

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1. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"At the very juncture in which they were wanted, a transport is taken by one of our cruisers, and in her there is found, not only the kind of lanthorns which ..."

2. The Diary of the Revolution: A Centennial Volume Embracing the Current by Frank Moore (1876)
"At the very juncture in which they were wanted, a transport is taken by one of our cruisers, and in her there is found, not only the kind of lanthorns which ..."

3. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1805)
"... who declared, that about eleven o'clock they observed some lights under the bridge, which appeared in several places like candles in •lanthorns, ..."

4. The modern part of An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the ...World history - (1784)
"That of the lanthorns, ib. Firc-worki and other illu- ... and number of lanthorns, ib. Its origin unknown, 183 Trie two ..."

5. The Etymological Compendium, Or, Portfolio of Origins and Inventions by William Pulleyn (1830)
"I lanthorns, Were first invented by king Alfred, in 890. DIORAMA, Ac. Reader, did you ever see the diorama, or the cosmorama, ..."

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