Definition of dark lantern in English:

dark lantern

Syllabification: dark lan·tern

noun

A lantern with a movable panel that can be used to hide the light.
More example sentences
  • Nearly the whole district is abandoned at night; only watchmen and policemen traverse its narrow lanes with their dark lanterns’.

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