Davy lamp

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  • noun

Synonyms for Davy lamp

an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)

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Wearing git pit boots and hoggers with me little Davey lamp
WEB LAUNCH Simon Donovan, MD of E Thomas & Williams, presents Tower Colliery director Tyrone O'Sullivan with a Cambrian safety lamp at the launch of the Davey Lamp manufacturer's web site at Rhondda Heritage Museum with regional manager of the Chamber of Commerce Derek Allinson.
Mother-oour, Mrs Maureen Kent, aged 28, who until last month ran the Davey Lamp pub in Great Wyrley, Staffordshire, was run over by the callous thieves as they made their getaway.
But a giant Davey Lamp monument is sited on the roundabout at the stadium's entrance and a winding gear wheel memorial is set at the rear of Sunderland's home ground, facing over the River Wear.
They specialise in Welsh mining memorabilia from brass snuff boxes to the highly prized Davey lamps.