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

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Recent Examples on the Web Touches of the alloy around your home, like a brass candleholder, can brighten your rooms. Paige Stables, Allure, 26 Mar. 2021 With — that stands in the dining area, just as a torch or candleholder might have in a bygone era. New York Times, 29 Dec. 2020 The tapered cylinder candleholder is 2.75 inches by 4 inches. oregonlive, 28 Nov. 2020 Parlor: Settee, two formal side chairs, tea table, tea serving set, wall art, formal fireplace tools, wine glasses and candleholder. cleveland, 29 Feb. 2020 On a square table, a black lacquer tray holds glass and crystal candleholders, in different shapes and sizes. oregonlive, 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, 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,, 2 Aug. 2019 Place your candleholder in the freezer for about 30 minutes. Carolyn Forte, Good Housekeeping, 24 Dec. 2018

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1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of candleholder was in 1846

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“Candleholder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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