from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small candle kept burning in the chancel of Christian churches to symbolize the presence of the Holy Sacrament; an altar light.
- n. A candle lighted by a worshiper for a special devotional purpose.
- n. A light or candle kept burning at a shrine or before an icon.
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- n. a candle lighted by a worshiper in a church
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