candlelight

[ kan-dl-lahyt ]
/ ˈkæn dlˌlaɪt /

noun

the light of a candle.
a dim artificial light.
twilight; dusk.

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Origin of candlelight

before 1000; Middle English candel-liht,Old English candel-lēoht.See candle, light1
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British Dictionary definitions for candlelight

candlelight
/ (ˈkændəlˌlaɪt) /

noun

  1. the light from a candle or candlesthey ate by candlelight
  2. (as modifier)a candlelight dinner
dusk; evening
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