candlesnuffer

noun
can·​dle·​snuff·​er | \ ˈkan-dᵊl-ˌsnə-fər How to pronounce candlesnuffer (audio) \

Definition of candlesnuffer

: an implement for snuffing candles that consists of a small hollow cone attached to a handle

First Known Use of candlesnuffer

1552, in the meaning defined above

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“Candlesnuffer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/candlesnuffer. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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