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Definition of "lamping" [lamp•ing]

  • A form of hunting, at night, in which bright lights or lamps are used to dazzle the hunted animal. (noun)
  • Bright, flashing, resplendent. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lamping" in a sentence
  • "Police are still keen to hear from anyone who had been out "lamping" - using high-powered lights to hunt animals - or poaching in the Ramsbury area, near the Savernake forest in Wiltshire, which was the scene of searches for O'Callaghan last week."
  • "Squads have also been out in the countryside "lamping", poachers using lights to transfix animals."
  • "The Nature Browning knew and loved was well within sight of humanity, and it was commonly brought nearer by some intrusive vestiges of man's work; the crescent moon drifting in the purple twilight, or "lamping" between the cypresses, is seen over Fiesole or Samminiato; the "Alpine gorge" above Lucca has its ruined chapel and its mill; the Roman"