jack-o-lantern jack-o-lantern

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent

Usage(s):

  • The deadline part of the city's Good Neighbor Program is meant to allay fears that some areas will end up with "jack-o-lantern" development, one or two rebuilt houses amid .

News

  • Charming chipmunks complete scene in backyard vignettes - Fri, 02 Aug 2013 PST

    Christie Pierce sets the scene with care. She places a garland of gold and red fall leaves behind a flat, plate-sized stone, perched on a retaining wall on her back patio. She arranges small orange boxes, painted with jack-o-lantern faces. She removes a few sunflower seeds from a small container, breaks them in half with a thumbnail and hides them strategically around the boxes.
    on August 2, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

Quotes

  • Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, D-Los Angeles, said at the outset of the hearing that he wasn't looking to have the governor's proposal "carved up like a Jack-o-Lantern."
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Fabian Nunez Source: Inside Bay Area

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