Definitions

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  • n. A holder for candles; a branched candlestick.

Etymologies

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candle +‎ stand

Examples

  • He stepped into the quiet darkness, flipped on the entry light, a small Tiffany lamp with a candlestand base.

    Shortcut Man

  • There was a picture of Jesus propped on the candlestand.

    Underworld

  • The room is still as he left it, with its cot and candlestand, and pegs on the wall for hanging his pared-down wardrobe.

    Incubus

  • Jilian placed herself with the candlestand to her left, sighted on it, raised the sword and swung ... and gasped, then clung for dear life as the sword seemed to take charge.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • "It's getting hot now, folks," shouted Foxy Fred, and an oak icebox, an eighteenth-century candlestand, and a Queen Anne table went under the hammer in rapid succession.

    The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare

  • When he reached the end-near the door-he sent the candlestand back to rest upon the great stone table.

    Test Of The Twins

  • Lifting the candlestand in his hand, Dalamar made a slow circuit of the room, selecting various items-scrolls, a magic wand, several rings-and sending them below to his own study with a word of command.

    Test of the Twins

  • Sliding his sword back into his sheath, he crossed the room, stepping unheedingly on broken glass, kicking aside a silver candlestand that rolled beneath his feet.

    Test of the Twins

  • When he reached the end-near the door - he sent the candlestand back to rest upon the great stone table.

    Test of the Twins

  • I put the books on her table beside the candlestand and her food pan and carafe of water; there was hardly room for them.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

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