Definition of Candlesnuffers

1. Noun. (plural of candlesnuffer) ¹



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Definition of Candlesnuffers

1. candlesnuffer [n] - See also: candlesnuffer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Candlesnuffers

candlemaking
candlenut
candlenuts
candlepin
candlepin bowling
candlepins
candlepower
candlepower unit
candlepowers
candler
candlers
candles
candleshine
candleshines
candlesnuffer
candlesnuffers (current term)
candlestick
candlestick tulip
candlesticklike
candlesticks
candlewaster
candlewasters
candlewick
candlewicks
candlewood
candlewoods
candling
candock
candocks
candor

Literary usage of Candlesnuffers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1885)
"... Ode to Mr. Pinchbeck, upon liis newly invented candlesnuffers . . . L. 1770. Sec " Gent. Mag.," December,. Also ascribed to Леи. William Mason, ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1835)
"... and when the smoked chops and inky port of mine host of the Carp and candlesnuffers did arrive, I fear my temper delighted not much the bedizened ..."

3. Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1835)
"... frequenters and abettors, from Thespis down to Mr Harris and the committee of Drury-Lane, lamp-lighters, scene-shifters, and candlesnuffers inclusive, ..."

4. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1813)
"... to chaos fall, Scenes, actors, candlesnuffers, perish all.'* Thus having spoke, he seiz'd his hat and cane, And brush'd wi,th hasty stepi to Drury Lane. ..."

5. Biennial Report of the Board of Curators of the Louisiana State Museum to by Louisiana State Museum, Louisiana State Museum Board of Curators, Board of Curators (1914)
"dies in the original plush-lined box, a wedding gift in 1843; octogon spectacles, candlesnuffers and turkey feather fan with whalebone handle ..."

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