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Lamp, 1) artificial light made with oil and a wick: Ven. 755. Err. III, 2, 98. H4A III, 3, 30. Rom. I, 4, 45. II, 2, 20. Ant. I, 4, 5. Per. III, 1, 63. Synonymous to torch: “Hymen's --s,” Tp. IV, 23. Used as the emblem of life: “my oil-dried l.” R2 I, 3, 221. “to feed for aye her l. and flames of love,” Troil. III, 2, 167. “our l. is spent, it's out,” Ant. IV, 15, 85.
2) any thing shining; a) a luminary: from whom (the sun) “each l. and shining star doth borrow,” Ven. 861. All's II, 1, 167. H6C II, 1, 31. Mcb. II, 4, 7. b) the eye: “four such --s,” Ven. 489. Ven. 489 Err. V, 315. H6A II, 5, 8.
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