[ noun ] a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp



Used in print

(Mignon G. Eberhart, The Cup, the Blade...)

She paused at the kitchen door , caught her breath , told herself firmly that the opium was only an attempt to frighten her and went_into the kitchen , where Glendora was eyeing the chickens dismally and Maude was cleaning lamp_chimneys .

Related terms

flue oil_lamp