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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SKYLIGHT

I had an upper room prepared with a skylight and all other appliances.

Cal'late the whale had ventilators and a skylight in his main deck?

At that instant Drayton's eyes were riveted on the skylight with an affrighted stare.

As she spoke, the first drops of a cold sleet rattled on the skylight.

He remained on the skylight so as to keep his eye on the tray.

The lamp in the after skylight was kept burning through the night.

Mr Powell loitering about the skylight wanted his captain off the deck now.

She established herself in her chair to leeward of the skylight as usual.

He put down the glasses on the skylight brusquely, and began to walk about the poop.

Then I inspected the skylight, frame and glass, feeling it over with my hands.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, "light from the sky," from sky (n.) + light (n.). Meaning "small opening in a roof to admit light" is recorded from 1680s. Related: Sky-lit.

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