Definition of gasolier in English:
A chandelier with gas burners rather than light bulbs or candles.
- That Mrs Proudie installed gaseliers in the Bishop's palace for her first formal reception in Trollope's Barchester Towers was an indication of her hopelessly middle-class background.
- The chandeliers in the drawing room, originally gasoliers, had been converted to electric light sometime in the 1920s.
- The music reverberated from low rafters hung with ornamental gasoliers.
Definition of gasolier in:
- US English dictionary
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