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Synonyms for candlestick

a holder with sockets for candles

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or for a brace of silver candlesticks to the altar, we will not stand with you.
The brass candlesticks, the gilt lustres, and the glass chandeliers, whatever might be their keeping as to propriety and taste, were admirably kept as to all the purposes of use and comfort.
The young man put down his candlestick with mock solemnity, and, shaking his head, "Ah, you have defeated a great scheme, sir
There was a mystery connected with that piece of plate, in the shape of a spring which converted what was a seven-branched candlestick, three springs on each side and one in the middle, into a sort of wheel-spoke candelabrum.
I opened it softly and found Miss Jellyby shivering there with a broken candle in a broken candlestick in one hand and an egg-cup in the other.
There were Virgins and bishops there, above their natural size, made of solid silver, each worth, by weight, from eight hundred thousand to two millions of francs, and bearing gemmed books in their hands worth eighty thousand; there were bas-reliefs that weighed six hundred pounds, carved in solid silver; croziers and crosses, and candlesticks six and eight feet high, all of virgin gold, and brilliant with precious stones; and beside these were all manner of cups and vases, and such things, rich in proportion.
Josiah Graves that morning had objected strongly to some candlesticks with which the Vicar had adorned the altar.
Wherefore, upon such as come hereabouts, I levy a certain toll, which I use for a better purpose, I hope, than to make candlesticks withal.
Round it stood seven large candlesticks like those used in churches.
The candles were tallow, and they lopped at different angles in the flat candlesticks heavily loaded with lead, which compositors once used.
He shall have four silver candlesticks," said the seneschal moodily.
Under that hospitable roof, no intrusive hints, in the shape of flat candlesticks exhibiting themselves with ostentatious virtue on side-tables, hurried the guest to his room; no vile bell rang him ruthlessly out of bed the next morning, and insisted on his breakfasting at a given hour.
There was a mirror above the chimney-piece, where a plain china jar stood between two candlesticks.
It's rather a tight fit, you see,' he said, as they got it in a last; 'There are so many candlesticks in the bag.
He did not have any candlesticks because he only used these candles cut short in the little lantern he carried.