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n. - Something inclosing a light, and protecting it from wind, rain, etc. ; -- sometimes portable, as a closed vessel or case of horn, perforated tin, glass, oiled paper, or other material, having a lamp or candle within; sometimes fixed, as the glazed inclosure of a street light, or of a lighthouse light. 2
n. - An open structure of light material set upon a roof, to give light and air to the interior. 2
n. - A cage or open chamber of rich architecture, open below into the building or tower which it crowns. 2
n. - A smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one, for ornament, or to admit light; such as the lantern of the cupola of the Capitol at Washington, or that of the Florence cathedral. 2
n. - A lantern pinion or trundle wheel. See Lantern pinion (below). 2
n. - A kind of cage inserted in a stuffing box and surrounding a piston rod, to separate the packing into two parts and form a chamber between for the reception of steam, etc. ; -- called also lantern brass. 2
n. - A perforated barrel to form a core upon. 2
n. - See Aristotle's lantern. 2
v. t. - To furnish with a lantern; as, to lantern a lighthouse. 2

The word "lantern" uses 7 letters: A E L N N R T.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after lantern (in bold), or to aelnnrt in any order:
e -   lanneret   i -   internal   s -   lanterns   u -   unlearnt  

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ae   al   ale   alert   alt   alter   an   ane   anent   ant   ante   antler   antre   ar   are   art   artel   at   ate   ear   earl   earn   eat   el   elan   en   er   era   ern   et   eta   etna   la   lane   lanner   lar   lat   late   laten   later   lea   lean   leant   lear   learn   learnt   lent   let   na   nae   nan   ne   near   neat   net   rale   ran   rant   rat   rate   ratel   re   real   renal   rent   rental   ret   ta   tae   tael   tale   taler   tan   tanner   tar   tare   tarn   tea   teal   tear   tel   tela   ten   tern  

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