Definition of 'candlestick'
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He stood up at last, and lifting the candlestick nearest him he stepped out from behind the table. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2002)Some candlestick on the Gothic mantelpiece, that when he pulls will cause the concealed door to slide? THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)
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Translations for 'candlestick'
British English: candlestick /ˈkændlˌstɪk/ NOUN
A candlestick is a narrow object with a hole at the top which holds a candle.
- American English: candlestick
- Arabic: شَمْعَدان
- Brazilian Portuguese: castiçal
- Chinese: 烛台
- Croatian: svijećnjak
- Czech: svícen
- Danish: lysestage
- Dutch: kandelaar
- European Spanish: candelero
- Finnish: kynttilänjalka
- French: bougeoir
- German: Kerzenhalter
- Greek: κηροπήγιο
- Italian: candeliere
- Japanese: ろうそく立て
- Korean: 촛대
- Norwegian: lysestake
- Polish: świecznik
- European Portuguese: castiçal
- Romanian: sfeșnic
- Russian: подсвечник
- Spanish: candelabro
- Swedish: ljusstake
- Thai: เชิงเทียน
- Turkish: şamdan
- Ukrainian: свічник
- Vietnamese: giá đỡ nến
Definition of candlestick from the Collins English Dictionary
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