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lamp

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Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier.
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Etymology

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From French lampe, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] lampas.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lamp

Plural
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  1. A device that generates heat, light or other radiation
  2. A device containing oil, burnt through a wick for illumination
  3. A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light sockets.

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Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to lamp

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to lamp (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (slang) to hit, clout, belt, wallop
  2. to hunt at night using a lamp; see lamping
  3. (slang) to hang out or chill; to do nothing in particular

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

lamp f. m. (plural lampen)

  1. lamp

Old English

Pronunciation

Verb

lamp

  1. first- and third-person singular present of limpan

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