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Lights

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Lights

LIGHTS, noun lites. plural [so called from their lightness.]

The lungs; the organs of breathing in animals. These organs in man we call lungs; in other animals, lights


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Lightsome

LIGHTSOME, adjective li'tesome.

1. Luminous; not dark; not obscure.

White walls make rooms more lightsome than black. [Little used.]

The lightsome realms of love.

[In the latter passage, the word is elegant.]

2. Gay; airy; cheering; exhilarating.

That lightsome affection of joy.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Lightsomeness

LI'GHTSOMENESS, noun

1. Luminousness; the quality of being light; opposed to darkness or darksomeness.

2. Cheerfulness; merriment; levity. [This word is little used.]