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candlestick (n.)

also candle-stick, "utensil for holding a candle," Old English candelsticca; see candle + stick (n.). From 1915 in reference to a type of upright telephone common from 1890s to 1940s.

updated on October 12, 2017

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Definitions of candlestick from WordNet

candlestick (n.)
a holder with sockets for candles;
Synonyms: candle holder
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.