candlelight

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noun can·dle·light \ˈkan-dəl-ˌ(l)īt\

Definition of candlelight

  1. 1 a :  the light of a candle b :  a soft artificial light

  2. 2 :  the time for lighting candles :  twilight

Examples of candlelight in a sentence

  1. <at candlelight carolers would gather in the village green before beginning their stroll>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of candlelight

before 12th century


CANDLELIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

candlelight

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noun can·dle·light \ˈkan-dəl-ˌ(l)īt\

Definition of candlelight for English Language Learners

  • : the light of a candle


CANDLELIGHT Defined for Kids

candlelight

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noun can·dle·light \ˈkan-dəl-ˌlīt\

Definition of candlelight for Students

  1. :  the light of a candle <They dined by candlelight.>



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