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1. One that makes or sells candles.
2. A dealer in nautical supplies.

[Middle English chaundeler, from Old French chandelier, from Vulgar Latin *candēlārius, from Latin candēla, candle; see candle.]

chan′dler·y (chănd′lə-rē) n.
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1. (Commerce) a dealer in a specified trade or merchandise: corn chandler; ship's chandler.
2. (Crafts) a person who makes or sells candles
3. (Commerce) obsolete Brit a retailer of grocery provisions; shopkeeper
[C14: from Old French chandelier one who makes or deals in candles, from chandelle candle]


(Biography) Raymond (Thornton). 1888–1959, US thriller writer: created Philip Marlowe, one of the first detective heroes in fiction
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(ˈtʃænd lər, ˈtʃɑnd-)

1. a person who makes or sells items of tallow or wax, as candles or soap.
2. a dealer or trader in supplies, esp. of a specialized type: a ship chandler.
[1275–1325; Middle English chandeler candlestick, candle maker < Anglo-French, Old French chandelier]


(ˈtʃænd lər, ˈtʃɑnd-)

1. Raymond (Thornton), 1888–1959, U.S. writer of detective novels, born in England.
2. a town in central Arizona. 142,918.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chandler - United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)
2.chandler - a retail dealer in provisions and supplies
retail merchant, retailer - a merchant who sells goods at retail
ship's chandler - a dealer in sails and ropes and other supplies for sailing ships
3.chandler - a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints
candlemaker - a person who makes or sells candles
wax-chandler - one who deals in wax candles
maker, shaper - a person who makes things
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[ˈtʃɑːndləʳ] Nvelero m
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n (for candles) → Kerzenmacher m; (= shop)Kerzenladen m; ship’s chandlerSchiffsausrüster m
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