Definition of Candles

1. Noun. (plural of candle) ¹



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Definition of Candles

1. candle [v] - See also: candle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Candles

candlelike
candlelit
candlemaker
candlemakers
candlemaking
candlenut
candlenuts
candlepin
candlepin bowling
candlepins
candlepower
candlepower unit
candlepowers
candler
candlers
candles (current term)
candleshine
candleshines
candlesnuffer
candlesnuffers
candlestick
candlestick tulip
candlesticklike
candlesticks
candlewaster
candlewasters
candlewick
candlewicks
candlewood
candlewoods

Literary usage of Candles

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"This remark ana the close association of lighted candles with the baptismal ... Such candles as these when carried by acolytes, as we (earn from the ..."

2. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Elisha Hammond, Charles Petersdorff (1830)
"77. which enacts, that if any person shall knowingly ге-ш°т'°8 <-en ceive, buy, or have in possession any British spirit», soap, or candles, after j^ fron~ ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"On the other hand, if the moulds are allowed to cool slowly, tho candles will ... The inferior varieties of paraffin candles, from the ease with which their ..."

4. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1901)
"CORPSE candles, says Grose, are very common appearances in the counties of Cardigan, Carmarthen, and Pembroke, and also in some other parts of Wales ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The wicks of candles are generally of cotton-yarn, and, to secure good steady combustion, they should be of uniform thickness, and free from knots or loose ..."

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