Usually, candlesnuffers. a scissorlike instrument for removing the snuff of candles, tapers, etc., usually with a small box for catching the trimmed wick.
Also called snuffer.
Compare extinguisher (def 3).
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a slender stand or table, often with a tripod base, for holding a candlestick or candelabrum.
a device having a socket or a spike for holding a candle. Contemporary Examples San Fran Kisses Its 70,000-Person Toilet Goodbye Jon Rochmis August 14, 2014 San Fran Kisses Its 70,000-Person Toilet Goodbye Jon Rochmis August 14, 2014 San Fran Kisses Its 70,000-Person Toilet Goodbye Jon Rochmis August 14, 2014 Joshua Compston Was Once the […]
the wick of a candle. Also, candlewicking. Textiles. Also called candlewick yarn. loosely twisted yarn, usually of cotton, used for making candlewick fabric. the process of making candlewick fabric. the design made by this process. (of a fabric) having small, short bunches of wicking tufted to form a design: a candlewick bedspread of unbleached muslin. […]
any resinous wood used for torches or as a substitute for candles. any of various trees or shrubs yielding such wood. Historical Examples The Trail-Hunter Gustave Aimard Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers The Trapper’s Daughter Gustave Aimard The Old Furniture Book N. Hudson Moore Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings Mary […]