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candlestick

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noun can·dle·stick \-ˌstik\

Simple Definition of candlestick

  • : an object with a small hole in the middle for holding a candle

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of candlestick

  1. :  a holder with a socket for a candle

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of candlestick

before 12th century

Rhymes with candlestick

bailiwick, biopic, Bolshevik, bone to pick, call in sick, candlewick, cattle tick, cherry-pick, corner kick, Dominic, do the trick, double-quick, EBCDIC, fiddlestick, fingerpick, flutter kick, hemistich, heretic, lunatic, Menshevik, meterstick, needlestick, onside kick, overtrick, point-and-click, politic, politick, polyptych, rhythm stick, scissors kick, shooting stick, singlestick, swagger stick, swizzle stick, taperstick, turn the trick, undertrick, walking stick, Watson-Crick


CANDLESTICK Defined for Kids

candlestick

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noun can·dle·stick \ˈkan-dəl-ˌstik\

Definition of candlestick for Students

  1. :  a holder for a candle




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