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chandler (n.)

"maker or seller of candles," late 14c., attested as a surname from late 13c. (also, from early 14c. "candle-holder;" see chandelier), from Old French chandelier (n.2) "candle-maker, candle-seller; person in charge of lighting a household, monastery, etc.," from Medieval Latin candelarius "a candle-maker," from candela "candle" (see candle). Native candleman is attested from mid-13c. By 1580s the word also came to mean "dealer in provisions, merchant."

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Definitions of chandler
1
chandler (n.)
a retail dealer in provisions and supplies;
chandler (n.)
a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints;
2
Chandler (n.)
United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959);
Synonyms: Raymond Chandler / Raymond Thornton Chandler
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