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Noun: lamp  lamp
  1. An artificial source of visible illumination
  2. A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs
Verb: lamp  lamp
  1. [UK, informal] Hit hard
    "He lamped his opponent";
    - sock [informal], bop [informal], whop [informal], whap [N. Amer, informal], bonk [informal], bash [informal], clonk [informal], boink [N. Amer, informal], whack [informal], wham [informal], wallop [informal], clock [UK, informal], belt [informal]
  2. Hunt at night, esp. using lamps to dazzle the hunted animal

Derived forms: lamps, lamping, lamped

Type of: article of furniture, furniture, hit, piece of furniture, source of illumination

Encyclopedia: Lamp, Sodium-Vapor