- a device having a socket or a spike for holding a candle.
Origin of candlestick
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Examples from the Web for candlestick
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
January 17, 2014
Then, quite suddenly, he snatched up a candlestick to hurl at Mr. Caryll.The Lion's Skin
You are looking more like a candlestick than you are looking like him.The O'Ruddy
She half dropped her candlestick on the stone floor and sprang to the windlass.Bloom of Cactus
Robert Ames Bennet
At one side of the clock was a small Bible, at the other a candlestick.Left on the Labrador
When I got near the bed I struck a match and looked for the candlestick.The Shrieking Pit
Arthur J. Rees
- a holder, usually ornamental, with a spike or socket for a candle
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Word Origin and History for candlestick
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