can·​dle·​snuff·​er ˈkan-dᵊl-ˌsnə-fər How to pronounce candlesnuffer (audio)
: an implement for snuffing candles that consists of a small hollow cone attached to a handle

Word History

First Known Use

1552, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of candlesnuffer was in 1552

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“Candlesnuffer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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