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Well, why not start with the basics: a menorah, the candelabrum that holds eight candles, one for each night of the Jewish holiday.
The menorah, a candelabrum used during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, was made of glass and burned oil.
Kubitschek put a few new candles in the candelabrum, pressing them into the molten red wax of the old ones.
To set the séance mood, a grapefruit-and-cucumber Tocca candle scented the air, as a candelabrum flickered dramatically on the piano.
The air reeks of marijuana and beer as people climb up onto tables to dance and light their cigarettes on the candelabra chandeliers.
Detail is everything in this entry, right down to the pipe-cleaner candelabra.
A spiraling, five-armed bronze candelabra on display could be a masterful Scandinavian work from the 1960s.
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Origin and Etymology of candelabrum
First Known Use: 1811See Words from the same year
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