lamplighter

[n] - (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights
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Lamplighter

Lamp'light`er noun 1. One who, or that which, lights a lamp; esp., a person who lights street lamps. 2. (Zoology) The calico bass.
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lamplighter

1. One who, or that which, lights a lamp; especially, a person who lights street lamps. ... 2. <zoology> The calico bass. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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lamplighter

noun (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights
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Lamplighter

• (n.) The calico bass. • (n.) One who, or that which, lights a lamp; esp., a person who lights street lamps.
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Lamplighter

A lamplighter, historically, was an employee of a town who lit street lights. ==Function== Lights were lit each evening, generally by means of a wick on a long pole. At dawn, they would return to put them out using a small hook on the same pole. Early street lights were generally candles, oil, and similar consumable liquid or solid lighting source...
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Lamplighter

[disambiguation] A lamplighter was an employee of a town who lit street lights. Lamplighter may also refer to: ==People with the surname== ...
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