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A Dark Lantern

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"A Dark Lantern" is a lost 1920 silent film drama produced and released by Realart Pictures. It is based on a 1905 novel by Elizabeth Robins.

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Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

csconse, a dark lantern (Roquefort). — L. absconsa, a dark lantern (in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley

A dark lantern, bull's eye. 2. The night, twilight: also (nautical) Darks. 3. A negro : see Snowball. Darn (Darned). Euphemistic for damn and damned ; used to avoid ' cussing bar'-foot.' Also Dar- nation, Dangnation, Darn burn it, and Darn (or ...

Google previewA Complete and Universal English Dictionary on a New Plan: including not only ... a full explanation of difficult words and technical terms in all faculties and professions ... but ... a pronouncing dictionary ... To which are prefixed, A Free Enquiry into the Origin and Antiquity of Letters (by the Abbot Anselm) ... By ... James Barclay ... and others (1774)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

A dark lantern, is a lantern fitted with a drove. able llider, which, by being turned round, intercepts the light of the candle. Much fanfor', in Optics, is a machine, which, in a darkened room, represents various figures on a wall. Lucern-floor, a term ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary (1845)

by Noah Webster

A case or vessel for a candle; a dark lantern is one which may be so closed as to conceal the light. LAN'-TERN-FLt, R. The English name of an insect of ...

Google previewBarclay's English Dictionary. With which is incorporated a complete modern gazetteer, a beautiful atlas of maps and also a pronouncing dictionary (1822)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.), William SHORTON

A dark lantern is a lantern fitted with a moveable slide, which, by being turned round, intercepts the light of the candle. Magic lantern, in Optics, is a machine, which, in ndarkened room, represents various figures on a wall. Lantern jaws, a term ...

Google previewBarclay's Universal English Dictionary, etc. (The Improved London Edition of Barclay's Dictionary, superbly embellished.) With maps (1835)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.), Thomas Noble, William SHORTON

A dark lantern is a lantern fitted with a moveable slide, which, by being turned round, intercepts the light of the candle. Magic lantern, in Optics, is a machine, which, in a darkened room, represents various figures on a wall. Lantern jaws, a term ...

Google previewThe Royal English dictionary: or, A treasury of the English language (1775)

by Daniel Fenning

A dark lantern, is a lantern fitted wills a movcab.'c slider, which, by being turned round, intercepts the light of the candle. Magic lantern, in optics, is a machine, which, in a darkened rr.om, rc- picfents various figures on a wall. Lantern- jam, a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

Intended to Exhibi ... : in Two Volumes by Noah Webster

A dark lantern is one with a single opening, which may be closed so as to conceal the light. 2. A light-house or light to direct the course of ships. Addison. 3. In architecture, a little dome raised over the roof of a building to give light, and to serve ...

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