candlelighter

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noun can·dle·light·er \-ˌ(l)ī-tər\

Definition of candlelighter

  1. 1 :  one who lights the candles for a ceremony

  2. 2 :  a long-handled implement with a taper and a candlesnuffer that is used for the ceremonial lighting and extinguishing of candles

First Known Use of candlelighter

15th century

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