from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Illumination from a candle or candles.
  • n. Dusk; twilight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The light emitted by a candle

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The light of a candle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The light of a candle; illumination by candles.
  • n. The time at which candles or lamps are lighted: an expression much used in places or regions where no correct standard of time is easily accessible: as, the evening service will begin at early candle-light.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the light provided by a burning candle


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