Thesaurus / lights out

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It was cold and windy, and the evening short, as nine oclock brought taps and lights out.

Peggy had been studying as usual, and the signal for "lights out" came while she was still at her task.

PeggyLaura E. Richards

A voice came from somewhere, a voice asking somebody also in a whisper to put the lights out.

Aye, she was there near the fire, an' just as I turned, they blew the lights out.

We travelled at night with all lights out, and threaded our way with care through the Archipelago.

Secrecy was the watch-word, all lights out and jet-blasts muffled to a spark.

The Legion of LazarusEdmond Hamilton

The fun usually consists in all the people blowing one another's lights out.

At Home And AbroadMargaret Fuller Ossoli

After that had been done, the roadster, with all lights out, was turned around and left in front of the gate.

The Black StarJohnston McCulley

If thy enemy cross thee, go out and whale the livers and lights out of him—same as we're trying to do to the U-boats now.

The U-boat huntersJames B. Connolly

They saw a steamer come from Theodosia, with its lights out in the glow of dawn.

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