Candlestick meaning

kăndl-stĭk
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A usually tall candleholder.
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A cupped or spiked holder for a candle or candles.
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A holder with a socket or spike for a candle.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
candlestick
Plural:
candlesticks

Origin of candlestick

  • From Middle English candelstik, candelstikke, from Old English candelsticca (“candlestick”), equivalent to candle +‎ stick. Cognate with Scots candilsteke, candilstik (“candlestick”).

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