Meaning of LIGHTER in English

LIGHTER

/ ˈlaɪtə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

(also cigaˈrette lighter ) a small device that produces a flame for lighting cigarettes, etc.

2.

a boat with a flat bottom used for carrying goods to and from ships in harbour

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WORD ORIGIN

sense 2 late Middle English : from light (in the sense unload), or from Middle Low German luchter .

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