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gaslight

a type of lamp in which the illumination is produced by an incandescent mantle heated by a jet of gas
References in classic literature ?
The interior exhibited a paradox often to be marked in such morning hours: that the rooms seemed brighter than the sky outside; even after the Major had turned out the one gaslight in the front hall.
But a detestable odor came out, with a broad bar of yellow gaslight.
The gaslight which I had left lit for Jonathan, but turned down, came only like a tiny red spark through the fog, which had evidently grown thicker and poured into the room.
In the flaring gaslight of the Lodge, several Collegians were basking; some taking leave of visitors, and some who had no visitors, watching the frequent turning of the key, and conversing with one another and with Mr Chivery.
I saw in the gaslight that Holmes wore an amused smile at this brilliant departure of mine.
He had left the front door open, so that a shaft of gaslight fell upon them.
The city has, here and there, working gaslights, left over from the old days.
Baltimore was the first American city with street gaslights following the use of gaslights in a local museum in 1816.
the quaint gaslights on main street fail, and in this dark your eyes
Until gaslights were introduced in 1807, burning torches illuminated the streets of London.
The classic thriller deals with a young wife who fears she is losing her mind when she starts to hear noises and see flickering gaslights when left alone at night.
Traffic lights with red and green gaslights were first introduced in London 1868, unfortunately they exploded and killed a policeman