can·​dle·​hold·​er | \ ˈkan-dᵊl-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce candleholder (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Parlor: Settee, two formal side chairs, tea table, tea serving set, wall art, formal fireplace tools, wine glasses and candleholder. cleveland, "Historic artifacts needed for Cahoon Museum: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 29 Feb. 2020 On a square table, a black lacquer tray holds glass and crystal candleholders, in different shapes and sizes. oregonlive, "Oregon families celebrate the holidays at home with well-loved traditions," 18 Dec. 2019 These are pieces that our designers curate—everything from a beautiful pink stone found on a Pacific beach to soap bars from Japan or a Danish candleholder. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "Google’s Top-Secret Design Lab Is Where Its Home Products Are Born," 22 Sep. 2019 With this particular adhesive, the curing process could take weeks, months or even as much as a year, especially for plates (or vases, donabe pots, mugs, tagines, candleholders and platters) with more intricate puzzle pieces to reassemble. Leilani Marie Labong,, "San Francisco’s master of modern kintsugi," 2 Aug. 2019 Place your candleholder in the freezer for about 30 minutes. Carolyn Forte, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Way to Remove Candle Wax from Clothes, Carpet, and More," 24 Dec. 2018 Southwestern vibes abounded in the space (dazzler rugs carpeted the stage) and every once and a while, an Italianate element would appear (Chianti-bottle candleholders). Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Ballroom Marfa and Max Mara Host a Riotous Spaghetti Western Gala," 7 Nov. 2018 As the year might suggest, the candleholder is a classic of Art Deco design. Sadie Stein, Curbed, "These Art Deco candleholders are like little brass sculptures," 7 June 2018 On Reestraat, check out the Spanish leather shoes at Terra Iberisch Aardewerk, the silk tops at Bij Ons Vintage a few doors down, and the indigo throws and antique candleholders at De Weldaad on the corner. Andrea Whittle, Condé Nast Traveler, "3 Days in Amsterdam," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of candleholder

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Candleholder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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