Part of speech: noun

A cylinder, as of tallow or wax, containing a wick, for lighting; a light.

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Usage examples "candle":

  1. Wait till I light this candle, so the electric light won't hurt your eyes. - "The Ancient Law", Ellen Glasgow.
  2. But just as she was about to leave the drawing- room with her bed- candle Colonel Stubbs came to her. - "Ayala's Angel", Anthony Trollope.
  3. Yes, it is wonderful; but be very sure they will be with that candle in the window. - "Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 5.", Gilbert Parker.