lamplighter

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From lamp +‎ lighter

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlæmpˌlaɪ.tə(ɹ)/

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lamplighter (plural lamplighters)

  1. (historical) A person employed to light streetlights at dusk and snuff them at dawn.

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