Definitions for dark lantern

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dark′ lan′tern(n.)

  1. a lantern having an opening with a shutter that can be slid across the opening to obscure the light.

    Category: Optics

Origin of dark lantern:

1640–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dark lantern, bull's-eye(noun)

    a lantern with a single opening and a sliding panel that can be closed to conceal the light

Wiktionary

  1. dark lantern(Noun)

    A lantern with a panel that slides to block the light.

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