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English → English (gcide) Definition: lucifer match Lucifer \Lu"ci*fer\, n. [L., bringing light, n., the morning star, fr. lux, lucis, light + ferre to bring.] [1913 Webster] 1. The planet Venus, when appearing as the morning star; -- applied in Isaiah by a metaphor to a king of Babylon. [1913 Webster] How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground which didst weaken the nations! --Is. xiv. 12. [1913 Webster] Tertullian and Gregory the Great understood this passage of Isaiah in reference to the fall of Satan; in consequence of which the name Lucifer has since been applied to Satan. --Kitto. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, Satan. [1913 Webster] How wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes' favors! . . . When he falls, he falls like Lucifer, Never to hope again. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A match[1] made of a sliver of wood tipped with a combustible substance, and ignited by friction; -- called also lucifer match, and locofoco, now most commonly referred to as a friction match. See Locofoco. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of free-swimming macruran Crustacea, having a slender body and long appendages. [1913 Webster]


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