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pen·light

 (pĕn′līt′)
n.
A small flashlight having the size and shape of a fountain pen.

penlight

(ˈpɛnˌlaɪt)
n
a small thin torch the size and shape of a pen

pen•light

or pen•lite

(ˈpɛnˌlaɪt)

n.
a flashlight similar in size and shape to a fountain pen.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.penlight - a small flashlight resembling a fountain pen
flashlight, torch - a small portable battery-powered electric lamp
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