Rushlight definition

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A candle consisting of a rush wick in tallow.
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A type of inexpensive candle, historically used, formed by soaking the dried pith of the rush plant in fat or grease, which emits light for a relatively short period of time.
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Noun

Singular:
rushlight
Plural:
rushlights

Origin of rushlight