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gasolier

[ gas-uh-leer ]
/ ˌgæs əˈlɪər /
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noun
a chandelier furnished with gaslights.
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Origin of gasolier

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How to use gasolier in a sentence

  • The gasolier trembled, the floor throbbed, the little goblin dwelling pulsated as if it were alarmed.

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  • The lady who was cousin to a baronet had shifted her chair beneath the gasolier, her eyes bent on her everlasting crochet work.

British Dictionary definitions for gasolier

gasolier

gaselier

/ (ˌɡæsəˈlɪə) /

noun
a branched hanging fitting for gaslights

Word Origin for gasolier

C19: from gas + (chand) elier
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