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  1. a holder for a candle; candlestick.
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Origin of candleholder

First recorded in 1585–95; candle + holder
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Historical Examples

  • The grape design at the base of the little statue, and the snake supporting the candleholder, both are symbols of the sileni.

    Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae

    Jennie Hall