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Synonyms for lantern

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light in a transparent protective case

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The Persian went on his knees and put his lantern on the ground.
Ashmore looked upward, shading his eyes with his hat held between them and the lantern.
He began to wish he could see a flash from the lantern -- it would frighten him, but it would at least tell him that Tom was alive yet.
Mazarin gazed at each of them with an affrighted stare, recognized them, and let drop his lantern, uttering a cry of terror.
cried the old man, shaking the lantern at me in his agitation, "the keys are gone
He knows the place by heart,' muttered Silas, 'and don't need to turn his lantern on, confound him
They had stopped to rest for a moment, and the leader was looking about among the bushes with his lantern.
I wish you would go and fetch my satchel, two lanterns, and a can of kerosene oil that is under the seat.
Old Tom, with almost equal precipitation, handed his lantern to Miss Polly, and followed his son.
Oolanga, having tried standing tiptoe on the highest point near, and holding the lantern as high as he could, threw the light round the edges of the door to see if he could find anywhere a hole or a flaw in the metal through which he could obtain a glimpse.
Kneeling on the flagstones by the light of Daddy Jacques's lantern he removed the clothes from the body and laid bare its breast.
My jailers, however, had been kind enough to leave me a lantern, which, set upon the ground (like my mattress), would afford a warning, if not a protection, against the worst; unless I slept; and as yet I had not lain down.
Wait a few minutes, our lantern will be lit, and, if you like light places, you will be satisfied.
Tambi obeyed, exposing the lantern twenty feet away from where his captain stood.
Hugh, with much low growling and muttering, went back into his lair; and presently reappeared, carrying a lantern and a cudgel, and enveloped from head to foot in an old, frowzy, slouching horse- cloth.