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chandler

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃændlər; ˈtʃɑːndlə(r)/

Translation of chandler in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (maker of candles)[ fabricante de velas ]
    Example sentences
    • There is also a special crafts Christmas market with workshops of gold and silversmiths, furriers, chandlers, bookbinders, and bakers at the St. Margareth's Church.
    • It seemed that every trades-man in the county, from the black-smith to the chandler, came out of the wood-work to proclaim that he was beholden to them.
    • The son of a tallow chandler, Collins was 14 when he arrived in Salisbury - a small town bounded by the river running alongside its High Street on its west side and Culver Street to the east.
    1.2 [Nautical/Náutica] (ship's) chandler proveedor (masculine) de buques
    Example sentences
    • As he was walking past a ship chandler's shop, he was shocked to see handcuffs, leg shackles, and thumbscrews in the window.
    • George Townsend Cole's Portrait of Henry Thomas Lambert, a master sail maker and ship chandler in Wapping, shows a man proud of all he has achieved.
    • Buoyancy bags for instance are available from several boat manufacturers and yacht chandlers.

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