Definition of rushlight in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrʌʃlʌɪt/


A candle made by dipping the pith of a rush in tallow.
Example sentences
  • A valuable rushlight and candleholder from Tuosist are among the items featured in the ‘Activities in the Home’ section of the exhibition galleries at award-winning National Museum of Ireland in Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co.

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