Definition of Canstick

1. n. Candlestick.



Definition of Canstick

1. Noun. (obsolete) candlestick ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Canstick

1. a candlestick [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canstick

canopy bed
canopy beds
canopying
canopylike
canorous
canorously
canorousness
canorousnesses
canrenone
cans
cansful
canso
cansos
canst
canstick (current term)
cansticks
cant
cant dog
cant hook
cant hooks
cant over
cant strip
cantabile
cantabiles
cantal
cantala
cantalas
cantalope
cantaloup

Literary usage of Canstick

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1. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"•with the canstick is one of the spirits mentioned by Reginald Scot, 1584. tHe basa plot upon us , he'll steal hence, And shift a score or two of cups, ..."

2. A Dialogue of the Effectual Proverbs in the English Tongue Concerning Marriage by John Heywood (1906)
"There was, however, a Christmas game called "coll under canstick." CAP, " my cap is better at ease than my head " (85d). CARDS, " tell thy cards and then ..."

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