a sailor responsible for keeping the oil lamps of a ship burning brightly, especially the deck and navigation lamps.
[lamp-wur-king] /ˈlæmpˌwɜr kɪŋ/ noun 1. the method or process of producing articles made of glass tubes or rods formed or shaped while softened by the flame of a or .
[lam-puh-rid] /ˈlæm pə rɪd/ noun 1. any of several beetles of the family Lampyridae, comprising the fireflies. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the lampyrids.
[lam] /læm/ Slang. verb (used with object), lammed, lamming. 1. to beat; thrash. verb (used without object), lammed, lamming. 2. to beat; strike; thrash (usually followed by out or into). [lam] /læm/ Slang. noun 1. a hasty escape; flight. verb (used without object), lammed, lamming. 2. to run away quickly; escape; flee: I’m going to […]
[lam-ster] /ˈlæm stər/ noun, Slang. 1. a fugitive from the law. noun An escaped convict [1904+ Underworld; fr lam]