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  • n. Plural form of candler.

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Examples

  • But, she supposed, that times like those could come again was the sort of thing that stoked the fires of the candlers.

    Fishers of Hope

  • What he drew, Revel's breathing in his ears, was a circle with the symbol of the candlers in the middle: it could be mistaken for a lower case I, but was actually a candle with a diamond-shaped flame.

    Fishers of Hope

  • The stories are filled with unsentimental portraits of the kind of immigrants that most American Jews already considered part of a forgettable past: cobblers and egg candlers and scholarly paupers trying to wring a dignified existence from an America that they scarcely understood.

    Remembering a Forgotten Master

  • "But what are they?" her son insisted; "egg-candlers may be all right, but what are butter-drivers?

    The Spenders A Tale of the Third Generation

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