A butcher's term for the lungs of an animal (being lighter than adjacent parts).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The lungs; the organs of breathing.
Etymology: supposed to be called so from their lightness in proportion to their bulk.
The complaint was chiefly from the lights, a part as of no quick sense, so no seat for any sharp disease. John Hayward.
the lungs of an animal or bird; -- sometimes coarsely applied to the lungs of a human being
Etymology: [So called from their lightness.]
Lights is the debut studio album by the English alternative rock band Brigade. It was produced by Joe Gibb and released on 29 May 2006 through independent label Mighty Atom Records.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
In men-of-war, all the seamen's lights are extinguished by 8 P.M., the officers' at 10, unless the commanding officer gives his permission, through the master-at-arms, for a longer time, as occasion may require.
Plural form of the word light.
We use the lights at the house when we are there.
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The numerical value of lights in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of lights in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Obviously James is going to have to be great... and they are going to have to be lights out from the three-point line to have a chance to win a game.
Once you’ve told your home when the car is (for instance)within 20 feet of the house to please open the garage door, put the lights on, turn the alarm off, move the thermostat up, you can have those inanimate objects, the home and your car, really taking care of you.
We can alleviate the financial stress our veterans are under for the holidays, we can ensure they have a roof, heat, lights, and food for Christmas.
First, it shows his confidence in drawing out a favorable summit outcome. Second, by sharing his moves he is trying to form a support base as he tries to turn North Korea in a new direction, it shows confidence in maintaining his regime as well. This is a leader North Koreans hadn't seen before: broadcasting technicolor video of foreign city lights, and giving hope to people.
Last year, this year, all the years I have been here they just continue to find ways to make plays for us and vice-versa, it is a relentless effort to find a way no matter what it looks like and I'm so excited for our defense and all the crazy plays that they made. They were lights out for the most part and it was just pretty spectacular.
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