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Davy lamp

[′dā·vē ‚lamp]
(mining engineering)
An early safety lamp with a mantle of wire gauze around the flame to dissipate the heat from the flame to below the ignition temperature of methane.
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They were the landlords of the Davey Lamp for six months before moving to Derbyshire in April.
No-one at The Davey Lamp could be contacted last night and a sign outside the Derbyshire pub said it was closed until further notice.