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candleholder

[ kan-dl-hohl-der ]
/ ˈkæn dlˌhoʊl dər /
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noun

a holder for a candle; candlestick.

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RELATED WORDS

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Nearby words

candle-meter, candle-tree, candlebeam, candleberry, candlefish, candleholder, candlelight, candlelit, candlemas, candlemass, candlenut

Origin of candleholder

First recorded in 1585–95; candle + holder
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for candleholder

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