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1. The wick of a candle.
a. A soft heavy cotton thread similar to that used to make wicks for candles.
b. Embroidery made with knots of this thread.
3. A fabric resembling chenille, made with closely-spaced tufts of cotton and used primarily for bedspreads and robes.
1. (Textiles) unbleached cotton or muslin into which loops of yarn are hooked and then cut to give a tufted pattern. It is used for bedspreads, dressing gowns, etc
2. the wick of a candle
3. (Textiles) (modifier) being or made of candlewick fabric
1. the wick of a candle.
2. Also, can′dle•wick`ing.
a. Also called can′dlewick yarn`. loosely twisted yarn, usu. of cotton, used to form small decorative tufts on the surface of a fabric.
b. a fabric with such tufts on its surface.
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|Noun||1.||candlewick - the wick of a candle|
wick, taper - a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
snuff - the charred portion of a candlewick
|2.||candlewick - loops of soft yarn are cut to give a tufted pattern|