- a candle made of wax.
Origin of wax light
Examples from the Web for wax light
Historical Examples of wax light
How strange it seemed to me, standing beside him in this artificial atmosphere of wax-light and music!Willing to Die
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
As I was in the dining-room with a light, he came down stairs to the water-closet: he had his wax-light.
He did not perceive Lady Sarah standing there in the shade, and went straight down, the wax-light in his hand.The Shadow of Ashlydyat
Mrs. Henry Wood
She then had the burial place measured, and ordered a wax-light as long as its circumference, for burning in the synagogue.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.
In bed I sometimes burned a wax-light in a saucer, a companionable thing for night-thoughts in a strange place.Memoirs of a Midget
Walter de la Mare
- a candle or taper of wax