- Also called candlewick yarn . loosely twisted yarn, usually of cotton, used for making candlewick fabric.
- the process of making candlewick fabric.
- the design made by this process.
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The stem is the wick, and as it is usually dark at the end, it is a very good imitation of a candlewick that is partially burnt.Mother Nature's Toy-Shop|Lina Beard
Good-bye, Candlewick; a pleasant journey to you; amuse yourself, and think sometimes of your friends.Pinocchio|C. Collodi
This lane, down to the south side of the churchyard, is of Candlewick street ward.The Survey of London|John Stow
Adjoining the bridge is a large paper-mill, where formerly stood a worsted-mill and patent candlewick cutting factory.Literary Celebrities of the English Lake-District|Frederick Sessions
They are first calked with candlewick, over which putty is used, but for a rough boat it is not even necessary to use any calking.Boat-Building and Boating|Daniel Carter Beard