lamppost : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a metal post supporting an outdoor lamp (such as a streetlight)

  • There stood a lamppost, and if it's standing yet .
  • Remember that crazed airborne MM that tore apart a lamppost in 2005? Can Retailers Get Consumers into the Christmas Spirit? We Gather Together: Thanksgiving 2001.
  • Though the lamppost bumpers were removed from Brick Lane after only 24 hours, the debate over such "nanny government" maneuvers and the rampant dangers of walking while texting .
News & Articles

  • Bright ideas
    “Whaddaya lookin’ at, wise guy?” Brentwood resident Brett Corrie found a burrowing owl perched on a lamppost on Sunset Road across from the sports park last week and sent us the photographic proof.
    June 11, 2013 -

  • Francis Collins in Washington Post
    We have been for all of the last decade or more looking under the lamppost to try to find those genes ...... and lots of times the lamplight was not actually where we wanted it,said Dr. Francis Collins, genetics chief at the National...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Washington Post
    I'd rather be a lamppost in Harlem than governor of Georgia,notes basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, quoting from something he once wrote.
  • Ben Brantley in Independent
    Your heart goes out to her when she makes her entrance in the first act and freezes with the unyielding stiffness of an industrial lamppost,Brantley reported.

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