quinqué

quinqué
masculine noun
1. (general) 
a. oil lamp 
Antiguamente, cuando no había luz eléctrica, se usaban quinqués y velas para iluminar las casas.In former times, when there was no electricity, oil lamps and candles were used to illuminate houses.
quinqué
Noun
1. (general) 
a. oil lamp 
quinqué
1 (para iluminar) oil lamp
2 (astucia) know-how; shrewdness
tener mucho quinqué to know what's what; know what the score is (familiar)
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