Definition of candlestick in English:

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candlestick

Pronunciation: /ˈkand(ə)lstɪk/

noun

A support or holder for one or more candles, typically one that is tall and thin.
Example sentences
  • This figurine was designed as a candlestick, with the holder protruding from the base on either side.
  • Decorate your outdoor space with unusual iron sculpture, tall candlesticks or a variety of potted plants.
  • She had two tall, shapely brass candlesticks that sat side by side on a small table in her entryway.

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