bobèche

[ boh-besh ]
/ boʊˈbɛʃ /

noun

a slightly cupped ring placed over the socket of a candleholder to catch the drippings of a candle.

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Origin of bobèche

1895–1900; <French, of uncertain origin; bob- perhaps akin to the base of bobinebobbin
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