An oil lamp with a glass chimney, designed to protect the flame even in high winds.
- As we talked by the light of a flickering hurricane lamp, some soldiers knelt on a prayer mat nearby.
- It gave six to seven times more light than the common hurricane lamp.
- If there was thick fog, a man wearing a white apron would stand by the jack with a hurricane lamp so that play could continue.
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Syllabification: hur·ri·cane lamp
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