dark lantern definition

  • noun:
    • A lantern whose light may be blocked, as by a sliding panel.
    • A lantern with a panel that slides to stop the light.
    • a lantern with just one opening, which might be closed in order to conceal the light; -- labeled as in addition bull's-eye.
    • a lantern with just one opening and a sliding panel which can be closed to conceal the light
  • adjective:
    • See Lantern.

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