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 Lightning [Barca].Lightning Preservers. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lightning Conductor.
 
A metal rod raised above a building with one end in the earth, to carry off the lightning and prevent its injuring the building.   1
        It must be pointed at the top extremity to ensure a quiet discharge.
 


 Lightning [Barca].Lightning Preservers. 

 
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