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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A holder with sockets for sticks of wax.

Usage examples (37)
  • The gargoyle candlestick is a reminder of my interest in the Gothic.
  • The candlestick is not light, but the bearer of light, holding it forth to give light around.
  • "I notice that the candle in the candlestick is a wax one," said Colwyn.
  • We get to thinking that the candlestick is the light, and the light is -- lost sight of. for more
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