- (obsolete) To illumine.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
- 1944, The Lamp (volumes 26-30, page 53)
- When canned foods pall, a rifle is a handy bolsterer of the meat supply in this land of wild game; when, in the lonely night, the two geologists have talked through every subject in their ken, a book lumined by a gasoline lamp is a real diversion.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lumine in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
lumine (plural lumines)