[ noun ] light in a transparent protective case

Used in print

(Sports Age, 24:9...)

Moving around camp we saw all kinds of camp stoves , lanterns , coolers , bedding , games , fishing_tackle , windbreaks and sunshades .

(The Family Fallout Shelter. Office of Civil and Defence...)

A flashlight or electric lantern also should be available for those periods when a brighter light is needed .

(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)

A match flared , and he reached above his head to light a lantern which hung from a wire loop .

The building shook , setting the lantern to swaying , and the buckskin to pitching again .