candlesnuffer


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candlesnuffer

can·dle·snuff·er

 (kăn′dl-snŭf′ər)
n.
An implement with a bell-shaped cup and often a long slender handle, used to extinguish the flame of a candle.
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candlesnuffer

(ˈkændəlˌsnʌfə)
n
an implement, or person, that extinguishes candle flames
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Noun1.candlesnuffer - an implement with a small cup at the end of a handle; used to extinguish the flame of a candle
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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