candlestick

[ kan-dl-stik ]
/ ˈkæn dlˌstɪk /

noun

a device having a socket or a spike for holding a candle.

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Origin of candlestick

before 1000; Middle English candelstikke,Old English candelsticca.See candle, stick1
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British Dictionary definitions for candlestick

candlestick

candleholder (ˈkændəlˌhəʊldə)

/ (ˈkændəlˌstɪk) /

noun

a holder, usually ornamental, with a spike or socket for a candle
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