Definition of candlewick in English:


Syllabification: can·dle·wick
Pronunciation: /ˈkandlˌwik


  • 1A thick, soft cotton fabric with a raised, tufted pattern: [as modifier]: a candlewick dressing gown
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    • The roomy double bedroom suites were originally plainly decorated, their walls covered with sea grass, the beds under light-colored candlewick counterpanes, and pale Wilton wall-to-wall carpeting.
    • He falls asleep while praying on his knees and wakes up with his mouth full of candlewick bedspread.
    • A single tear ran down his face and onto the candlewick bedspread.
  • 1.1The yarn used to make candlewick.
  • 1.2Tufted embroidery work made with heavy cotton yarn similar to that used to make wicks for candles.

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