a device having a socket or a spike for holding a candle.
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How to use candlestick in a sentence
She reads it eagerly as she strides through a minimalist corridor flanked by tall candlesticks, one of which provides the flame she uses to burn the missive and send it through a window, flying into the night like a misbegotten planet.Joel Coen's The Tragedy of Macbeth Is a Stunning, Stark Shakespeare Adaptation | Stephanie Zacharek | December 25, 2021 | Time
candlestick Park was the scene of “The Catch,” which propelled the 49ers to their first Super Bowl victory.
The World Series was put on hold for two weeks as damage to candlestick was assessed.
Now candlestick was rocking... and now, 15 seconds after it started, it was over.
“The FN butcher, the FN baker, and the FN candlestick maker,” he wrote.Joshua Compston Was Once the Wunderkind of the British Art World…and Now He’s Been Practically Forgotten | Anthony Haden-Guest | January 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Upon being asked why so, he remarked, that where he stayed they had a candlestick worth eleven hundred dollars.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
She came to the table, set the candlestick down and looked over the chess-board.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
The seven-branched candlestick frequently occurs on the walls and tombs.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
And they put incense upon the altar, and lighted up the lamps that were upon the candlestick, and they gave light in the temple.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
On another found in the Jewish Catacomb is a representation of the seven-branched candlestick.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
British Dictionary definitions for candlestick
a holder, usually ornamental, with a spike or socket for a candle
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