wax light


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wax light

n
(Chemistry) a candle or taper of wax

wax′ light`


n.
a candle made of wax.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wax light - stick of wax with a wick in the middlewax light - stick of wax with a wick in the middle
candlewick - the wick of a candle
chandlery - candles and other commodities sold by a chandler
dip - a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
rush candle, rushlight - a tallow candle with a rush stem as the wick
vigil candle, vigil light - a candle lighted by a worshiper in a church
wick, taper - a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
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It seemed to him that the voice of the bishop's, but just now so playful and gay, had become funereal and sad; that the wax lights changed into the tapers of a mortuary chapel, the very glasses of wine into chalices of blood.
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