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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- subdued light given by or as by candles
- Old-fashioned the time for lighting candles; twilight; evening
candlelit (sense )
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Illumination from a candle or candles.
- Dusk; twilight.