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fairy lamp

fair·y lamp
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair-ee lamp]
    • /ˈfɛər i læmp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair-ee lamp]
    • /ˈfɛər i læmp/

Definition of fairy lamp words

  • noun fairy lamp a lamp using a candle as the source of illumination, usually constructed of glass or ceramic material, set on a metal base, and having a fabric shade. 1

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Origin of fairy lamp

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95

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Parts of speech for Fairy lamp

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fairy lamp popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fairy lamp usage trend in Literature

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