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Candles and other lights not using electricity

beacon

noun

a bright light or fire that shines in the dark and is used as a signal to warn people against danger or to show them the way somewhere

candelabra

noun

a large candlestick or light that holds several candles or small lights

candle

noun

a stick of wax with a string in it called a wick that you burn to give light

candlestick

noun

an object for holding a candle

chandelier

noun

a large light that hangs from a ceiling and has branches for holding electric lights or candles

Chinese lantern

noun

a decoration made of a light inside coloured paper, with a handle for carrying it

flare

noun

a bright light or flame that burns steadily and is used as a signal in the dark

gaslight

noun

an object that produces light by burning gas, mainly used during the 19th and early 20th centuries

jack-o’-lantern

noun

an empty pumpkin with a face cut into it and a light inside that can be seen through the holes. Jack-o’-lanterns are usually made for Halloween.

Japanese lantern

noun

a paper container with a light inside that people use as a decoration at outdoor parties

lamp

noun

an oil or gas light, especially a small one, that you can carry

lantern

noun

a light inside a transparent container with a handle for carrying it

spirit lamp

noun

a small lamp that burns alcohol to produce light

taper

noun

a long thin candle

torch

noun

a piece of wood with a flame at one end that is used to give light

will o’ the wisp

noun

a blue light caused by burning gases that you sometimes see at night over wet ground

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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twilit

lit only by twilight

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endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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