Candlestick



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 Wunderkind of the British Art World…and Now He’s Been Practically Forgotten Anthony Haden-Guest January 16, 2014

Historical Examples

Cecilia F. Marion Crawford
Aunt Kitty’s Stories Various
The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine Francis Miltoun
Here and Now Story Book Lucy Sprague Mitchell
The Parson O’ Dumford George Manville Fenn
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy

noun
a holder, usually ornamental, with a spike or socket for a candle
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