Part of speech: noun

A branched candle stick or lamp stand.

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Usage examples "candelabrum":

  1. I looked at the blackened candelabrum, and wondered whether that candle had gone out before she had, or whether her head had fallen upon her arm, and she had died wide- eyed in the black, black dark. - "A Woman Named Smith", Marie Conway Oemler.
  2. Lamps and a fine candelabrum gave a sufficiency of light. - "Jeanne of the Marshes", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. Harry turned a speculative eye to the dull glow of the candelabrum, as if between its points of flame he conjured up the vision of the vanished jewel. - "The Coast of Chance", Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain.