n. incendiary device used to light a candle, lamp etc. during the late stages of cricket games, long after the sun has set, so the umpire, players, and any remaining spectators, can watch the "action".
Cor Blimey! If Master Perriwether can judiciously bend a googly to silly mid on for six during the next over, off their fading leg-spinner, we may not need a cricket match this eventide.
Rippingly astute observation my good fellow! "Tempus fugit," as my ruddy manservant used to say!
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