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Definition of "candlestick" [can•dle•stick]

  • A holder with a cup or spike for a candle. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "candlestick" in a sentence
  • "The candlestick is empty, for Christ is the Light of the world."
  • "The gargoyle candlestick is a reminder of my interest in the Gothic."
  • "The candlestick is not light, but the bearer of light, holding it forth to give light around."