Chandler meaning

chăndlər
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One that makes or sells candles.
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A dealer in nautical supplies.
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A maker or seller of candles.
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A retailer of supplies, equipment, etc. of a certain kind.
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(person) 1888-1959; U.S. detective-story writer.
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(place) City in SC Ariz.
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A person who makes or sells candles.
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A dealer in (a specific kind of) provisions or supplies.

A ship chandler.

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A California variety of pomelo with a smoother skin than many other varieties.
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An English occupational surname for a maker or seller of candles.
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A male given name, transferred use of the surname.
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Origin of chandler

  • Middle English chaundeler from Old French chandelier from Vulgar Latin candēlārius from Latin candēla candle candle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French chandelier, from Medieval Latin candelarius (“a candle-maker; a candlestick”), from the Latin candela (“a candle”); confer the English term candle.

    From Wiktionary