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British Dictionary definitions for gaselier

gaselier

noun
  1. a variant spelling of gasolier
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Examples from the Web for gaselier

Historical Examples

  • Slowly they were making for the doors, when the flames from the ceiling seemed to dart down and met the jets from the gaselier.

    Burning of the Brooklyn Theatre

    Anonymous

  • Gimcracks in an tagre; a festoon of chenille monkeys hanging from the gaselier.


Word Origin and History for gaselier

n.

"gas-burning chandelier," 1849, from gas (n.) + chandelier.

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