chandlery

[ chand-luh-ree, chahnd- ]
/ ˈtʃænd lə ri, ˈtʃɑnd- /
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noun, plural chan·dler·ies.

a storeroom for candles.
the warehouse, wares, or business of a chandler.

Origin of chandlery

First recorded in 1595–1605; chandler + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for chandlery

chandlery

/ (ˈtʃɑːndlərɪ) /

noun plural -dleries

the business, warehouse, or merchandise of a chandler
a place where candles are kept
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Word Origin and History for chandlery

chandlery


n.

c.1600, from Middle French chandelerie, from chandelier (see chandler).

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