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chandler

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noun chan·dler \ˈchan(d)-lər\

Definition of chandler

  1. 1 :  a maker or seller of tallow or wax candles and usually soap

  2. 2 :  a retail dealer in provisions and supplies or equipment of a specified kind <a yacht chandler>



Origin of chandler

Middle English chandeler, from Anglo-French, from chandele candle, from Latin candela


First Known Use: 14th century


Chandler

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biographical name Chan·dler \ˈchan-(d)lər\

Definition of Chandler

  1. Raymond Thornton 1888–1959 Am. nov. & screenwriter




Chandler

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geographical name Chan·dler \ˈchan(d)-lər\

Definition of Chandler

  1. city SW cen Arizona pop 236,123




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