noun \bō-ˈbesh, -ˈbāsh\

Definition of BOBECHE

:  a usually glass collar on a candle socket to catch drippings or on a candlestick or chandelier to hold suspended glass prisms

Origin of BOBECHE

French bobèche
First Known Use: 1855


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