lambent \LAM-buhnt\, adjective:
- Playing lightly on or over a surface; flickering; as, "a lambent flame; lambent shadows."
- Softly bright or radiant; luminous; as, "a lambent light."
- Light and brilliant; as, "a lambent style; lambent wit."
- The gap in wrapping paper or uncovered portion of a gift usually found on the bottom of the box. May result from the gift wrapper running out of paper or cutting gift wrap too small to cover the entire package.
- Christmas Eve
- Treaty of Ghent: ended the War of 1812 between the US and Great Britain (1814)
- Library of Congress: majority of collection was destroyed by fire (1851)
- Ku Klux Klan: violent racist organization was founded in Pulaski, Tennessee, by a group of Democrat Confederate veterans (1865)
- Aida: Giuseppe Verdi's opera had its world premiere in Cairo to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal (1871)
- Ingatius (Loyola) 1491
- Benjamin Rush 1745
- Kit Carson 1809
- Harry Warren (Salvatore Guaragna) 1893
- I.F. Stone 1907
- Ralph Marterie 1914
- Dave Bartholomew 1920
- Ava Gardner 1922
- Carol Haney 1924
- Robert Joffrey 1930
- Jill Bennett 1931
- Mike Curb 1944
- Jan Akkerman 1946
- Stephanie Hodge 1956
- Mary Ramsey (10,000 Maniacs) 1963
- Diedrich Bader 1966
- Stephanie Meyer 1973 author those awful TWILIGHT books
- Ryan Seacrest 1974