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wax light

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Definition of wax light in English:

noun

historical
A taper or candle made from wax.
Example sentences
  • He ordered six pounds of candles and two pounds of wax lights on the account of a firm of chemists.
  • At 6.30 sharp, the excited chatter stops as the great man enters, with two wax lights being carried in front of him.
  • There is a documented case of gentlemen being arrested for ‘use of wax lights and tapers’ in Durham Cathedral.

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