from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A chandelier arranged to burn gas.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chandelier adapted for burning gas instead of candles. See chandelier. Also written gasalier.
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Gimcracks in an étagère; a festoon of chenille monkeys hanging from the gaselier.
Such is the room, with its pleasant decoration of red and black and gold, with its large windows and its sunlight gaselier; but, take it for all in all, it is about as unlike Mr. Sambourne's classic representation of the Roman atrium in his Jubilee drawing as well could be imagined.
A three-light gaselier beat down on a big table in the centre of the room, round three sides of which were ranged a dozen or fifteen men eagerly intent on the operations of the banker.
In one example, a scarlet ibis, mounted in a case on a broken piece of highly gorgeous china gaselier; in another, two puppies facing each other on velvet, a piece of rock salt in the middle, on which stood a lapwing, surrounded by foreign birds in all attitudes.
Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.
Above it, a handsome gilt gaselier spread out its branches, and on this gaselier as many as three gas-jets burned furiously at once.
The hanging white globes of the gaselier shone on them.
At the long table, under the hanging gaselier, in shirt sleeves and apron, Mr. Ransome stood.
The one lighted burner of the gaselier, turned too high, hissed up into a long tongue of flame.
The room had been originally intended for a drawing-room, as was evident from the inevitable white and gold wall-paper and the tarnished gilt beading round the doors and window shutters; the mantelpiece, too, was of white marble, and the gaselier fitted with dingy crystal lustres.
My aunt sat on a straight, hard chair and stared fixedly at the three-armed gaselier.
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