Davy lamp

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Synonyms for Davy lamp

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

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the Davy lamp Corrie's Deirdre & Ken and the autographed bottle of bubbly
Graham Smith (North Shields Referee Association), Ken Newton (Blyth & Wansbeck Sunday League), Ken Beattie (Morpeth Town) and Ernie Nicholson and Jim Hogg (both Morpeth Sunday League) were presented with commemorative Davy lamps and medals by NFA president Alan Wright.
Nursery pupils looked at candles and Davy Lamps, to learn more about how the miners were able to see in such cramped dark spaces.
She had Iwan pawn his brothers' davy lamps, took delivery of two sacks of plain and semolina flour and a dozen trays of eggs.
I recall men were digging and shovelling, going in with canaries and Davy lamps before we went in.
And the whole room stays faithful to the house's seaside location with a nautical theme - framed pictures of three beach huts and Davy lamps that remind Rick of lighthouses - and cream and blue shades.