Definition of 'paraffin lamp'
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An empty birdcage hung from the ceiling beside a paraffin lamp. A ROOMFUL OF BIRDS - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES 1990Nick was standing beside his paraffin lamp, the shadows it cast black across his face. THE WHITE DOVENick was sitting at the wooden table, reading by the yellow glow of a paraffin lamp. THE WHITE DOVE
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Used Rarely. paraffin lamp is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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