noun, plural chan·dler·ies.
Examples from the Web for chandlery
“And leave off his evil ways, and set up in the chandlery line, arterwards,” said the housemaid.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 1(of 2)|Charles Dickens
My boy, you and I will get a slate and pencil before we go into such a chandlery operation!
The forecastle was lumbered with ship's chandlery, the hold nigh full of rice, the lazarette crowded with the teas and silks.The Wrecker|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
No; you're just in time for the biggest bargain in the chandlery line that anybody ever 'ad a chance of.The Nest Egg|W.W. Jacobs
I had sore worries myself in the money line until poor Dredge made his fortune in the chandlery business.The Palace Beautiful|L. T. Meade
British Dictionary definitions for chandlery
noun plural -dleries
Word Origin and History for chandlery
c.1600, from Middle French chandelerie, from chandelier (see chandler).