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  • n. Plural form of candlemaker.

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Examples

  • He re-invented the lightbulb, and was punished for threatening the livelihood of candlemakers.

    A Nation of Entrepreneurs?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Dumping used clothing is analogous to the Bastiat fable about the pernicious sun: it steals jobs from candlemakers!!

    Time to Dump "Dumping"?, Michael Munger | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Connie, who is fifty, has just flown on a plane for the first time in her life, heading to a trade show for candlemakers.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • The marching song of the dwarves mingled with the songs of the lamplighters, the matrons calling their charges home to dinner, and the hundreds of dwarves returning home from the day's work in the mines, the stonecutting and jewelry shops -- plus the sounds of tailors, weavers, pot - ters, candlemakers, and the vast number of other arti - sans, craftsmen, and laborers who made up a city.

    Stalling

  • With over 10,000 candle fragrance options and an array of fragrance companies to choose from, candlemakers are lucky to have such a wide variety of choices to ensure they get the best scent for their budget and market demographics.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Of his many patronages he is the patron of bee keepers, bees, and candlemakers.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • According to The Financial Times, our ever-watchful trade commissioner Peter Mandelson is in the forefront of this endeavour, and is expected to recommend within days the pursuing of a complaint from candlemakers that a surge in Chinese imports is unfairly damaging their businesses.

    EU macht frei

  • The EU imposed antidumping charges for six months from Saturday after European candlemakers complained that they were losing business to cheaper Chinese products.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • For in the great processions when the priests and people carried their lighted candles round the church, he could always dart in and out with his little iron scraper, lift the melted wax of the marble floor and sell it over again to the candlemakers.

    Knights of Art; stories of the Italian painters

  • At present the supply for the whole world comes from the candlemakers of Europe -- chiefly France and Germany -- and, as improved methods of illumination push candles out of the drawing rooms of the wealthier as well as the cabins of the poor, and consequently out of the markets, the production of glycerine naturally grows less.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 299, September 24, 1881

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