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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIGHTS

Andrew thanked him and went into the cabin to arrange for lights.

For you know every good as well as every perfect gift is from the father of lights!

After I've gone, I want you to stay up for a half-hour anyhow, with the lights burning.

Finally, with a sense of relief he put out the lights and went to his chamber.

They had made a circle, and the lights of the city were close again.

He lights his pipe, and many an evening he helps me with the dishes.

Carlotta put out the lights and turned in a business-like way to her records.

Lights blazed in every window; a dozen automobiles were parked before the barn.

The lights of Victoria saw him too, and Sloane Square, and the railings of the park.

The lights were put out, and then the two officers capsized the whiskey.

WORD ORIGIN

"the lungs," c.1200, literally "the light (in weight) organs," from light (adj.1); also see lung. Obsolete now except in phrases like to knock (someone's) lights out.

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