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gasolier

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noun gas·olier \ˌga-sə-ˈlir\

Definition of gasolier

  1. :  a gaslight chandelier



Origin and Etymology of gasolier

alteration of gaselier, from gas + -elier (as in chandelier)


First Known Use: 1849


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