Definitions

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  • noun 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

  • 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

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

    Underworld

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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