from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A holder with a cup or spike for a candle.
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- n. a holder with a socket or spike for a candle
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument or utensil for supporting a candle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument or utensil for holding a candle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a holder with sockets for candles
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The candlestick is empty, for Christ is the Light of the world.
The gargoyle candlestick is a reminder of my interest in the Gothic.
The candlestick is not light, but the bearer of light, holding it forth to give light around.
We withheld key evidence, so if you’re trying to figure out who killed Professor Plum, we haven’t shown you that the candlestick is even a potential murder weapon yet.
Attached to the top of the candlestick was a golden bowl filled with the purest olive oil, to be used for the candlestick in the
"I notice that the candle in the candlestick is a wax one," said Colwyn.
The candlestick is the dream _motif_, always a ticklish business to handle, and in this particular case -- well, no, I won't be such a spoil-sport as to go into that, for the chief pleasure of this kind of an entertainment is the succession of pleasant unexpected shocks which are deftly administered to the audience by the author.
We get to thinking that the candlestick is the light, and the light is -- lost sight of.
God were to radiate and shine; therefore, they are likened to two candlesticks: the candlestick is the abode of the light, and from it the light shines forth.
Ere I well knew how, I was alone with a flat candlestick, which is not the most sympathetic of companions, and stood studying the snuff in