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paschal candle

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noun
a tall candle, symbolizing Christ, that is sometimes blessed and placed on the gospel side of an altar on Holy Saturday and kept burning until Ascension Day.
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β€œWas” is used for the indicative past tense of β€œto be,” and β€œwere” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also called Easter candle.
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