candlestick


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can·dle·stick

 (kăn′dl-stĭk′)
n.
A usually tall candleholder.

candlestick

(ˈkændəlˌstɪk) or

candleholder

n
(Furniture) a holder, usually ornamental, with a spike or socket for a candle

can•dle•stick

(ˈkæn dlˌstɪk)

n.
a device having a socket or a spike for holding a candle.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candlestick - a holder with sockets for candlescandlestick - a holder with sockets for candles  
candelabra, candelabrum - branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights
girandola, girandole - an ornate candle holder; often with a mirror
holder - a holding device; "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"
pricket - a sharp metal spike to hold a candle
Translations
svícen
lysestage
kynttilänjalka
svijećnjak
gyertyatartó
kertastjaki
ろうそく立て
촛대
svečnik
ljusstake
เชิงเทียน
giá đỡ nến

candlestick

[ˈkændlstɪk] N (single) → candelero m; (low, with handle) → palmatoria f; (large, ornamental) → candelabro m; (in church) → cirial m

candlestick

[ˈkændəlstɪk] n
(= candle holder) → bougeoir m
(bigger, ornate)chandelier m

candlestick

[ˈkændlˌstɪk] candleholder [ˈkændlˌhəʊldəʳ] nbugia, portacandele m inv; (large, ornate) → candeliere m

candle

(ˈkӕndl) noun
a moulded piece of wax with a wick in the centre, for giving light. We had to use candles when the electric lights went out.
ˈcandle-light noun
the light from a candle. We had dinner by candle-light.
ˈcandlestick noun
a holder for a candle.

candlestick

شَمْعَدان svícen lysestage Kerzenhalter κηροπήγιο candelabro, candelero kynttilänjalka bougeoir svijećnjak candeliere ろうそく立て 촛대 kandelaar lysestake świecznik castiçal подсвечник ljusstake เชิงเทียน şamdan giá đỡ nến 烛台
References in classic literature ?
remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Twenty-five candles, and not a trace of a candlestick.
When these nightly duties were performed there was nothing left to do but to bring in the tin candlestick from the passage, light the candle and blow out the lamp.
There was a mystery connected with that piece of plate, in the shape of a spring which converted what was a seven-branched candlestick, three springs on each side and one in the middle, into a sort of wheel-spoke candelabrum.
Such were the guests whom old John Willet, with a fixed and leaden eye, surveyed a hundred times, and to whom he now advanced with a state candlestick in each hand, beseeching them to follow him into a worthier chamber.
Bread's relish for her investigation apparently increased as she proceeded; but at last she reappeared and deposited her candlestick on the chimney-piece.
Cornelius, taking the candlestick from the hands of the foremost, conducted his godfather into that room, which was no other than that very cabinet with a glass front into which Boxtel was continually prying with his telescope.
There was a bit of cheese and bread, and a tin candlestick on the table, and a little black porter in a pint-pot.
From these, in a narrow and a dirty street devoted to such callings, Mr Wegg selects one dark shop-window with a tallow candle dimly burning in it, surrounded by a muddle of objects vaguely resembling pieces of leather and dry stick, but among which nothing is resolvable into anything distinct, save the candle itself in its old tin candlestick, and two preserved frogs fighting a small- sword duel.
We got an old tin lantern, and a butcher-knife with- out any handle, and a bran-new Barlow knife worth two bits in any store, and a lot of tallow candles, and a tin candlestick, and a gourd, and a tin cup, and a ratty old bedquilt off the bed, and a reticule with needles and pins and beeswax and buttons and thread and all such truck in it, and a hatchet and some nails, and a fishline as thick as my little finger with some mon- strous hooks on it, and a roll of buckskin, and a leather dog-collar, and a horseshoe, and some vials of medicine that didn't have no label on them; and just as we was leaving I found a tolerable good curry-comb, and Jim he found a ratty old fiddle-bow, and a wooden leg.
Josiah Graves that morning had objected strongly to some candlesticks with which the Vicar had adorned the altar.
In the middle stood a little frame containing relics; at the corners were two little orange-trees, and all along the edge were silver candlesticks, porcelain vases containing sun-flowers, lilies, peonies, and tufts of hydrangeas.