Definition of snuffer in English:

snuffer

Line breaks: snuff¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈsnʌfə
 
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noun

  • 1A small hollow metal cone on the end of a handle, used to extinguish a candle by smothering the flame.
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    • Many experts believe that you should use a snuffer when extinguishing flames.
    • Francesca used the snuffer to extinguish all but one candle.
    • To prevent flying sparks and spattering wax, use a snuffer instead of blowing out the flame.
  • 1.1 (snuffers) An implement resembling scissors with an inverted metal cup attached to one blade, used to extinguish a candle or trim its wick.
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    • He later claims that he and his wife are as ‘united… as the candlestick and the snuffers.’
    • Plates, chalices, candleholders, candle snuffers, bells, knives, incense burners, and such items are obviously made for more than just Circle use.
    • The caldrons also, and the shovels, and the snuffers, and the bowls, and the spoons, and all the vessels of brass wherewith they ministered, took they away.

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