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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See rushlight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a candle made of the pith of certain rushes, peeled except on one side, and dipped in grease.
  • n. See under Candle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tallow candle with a rush stem as the wick

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