jack o'lantern


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jack o'lantern

A pumpkin that has a face carved into it and is lit from within (usually by candles) so that the "face" glows. Typically used as a Halloween decoration. We're carving a jack o'lantern tonight so we can put it outside our door on Halloween.
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