candlesnuffer

noun
can·​dle·​snuff·​er | \-ˌsnə-fər \

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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