Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of various lamps for use on a desk, as one with a gooseneck or, orig., one with a shaded light that can be moved up and down or sideways on a slender pole
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A reading lamp having a flexible, adjustable neck and intended for use on a desk.