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...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamplighter
• (n.) The calico bass. • (n.) One who, or that which, lights a lamp; esp., a person who lights street lamps.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/lamplighter/
(when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlightsFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
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. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/L/9
- (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlightsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=lamplighter
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