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candlewick

noun can·dle·wick \-ˌwik\

Definition of CANDLEWICK

1
:  the wick of a candle
2
:  a soft cotton embroidery yarn; also :  embroidery made with this yarn usually in tufts
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First Known Use of CANDLEWICK

before 12th century

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