chandler

noun
chan·dler | \ˈchan(d)-lər \

Definition of chandler 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a maker or seller of tallow or wax candles and usually soap

2 : a retail dealer in provisions and supplies or equipment of a specified kind a yacht chandler

Chandler

biographical name
Chan·dler | \ˈchan-(d)lər \

Definition of Chandler (Entry 2 of 3)

Raymond Thornton 1888–1959 American novelist and screenwriter

Chandler

geographical name
Chan·dler | \ˈchan(d)-lər \

Definition of Chandler (Entry 3 of 3)

city southeast of Phoenix in southwest central Arizona population 236,123

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Chandlers Steakhouse: Fri: Frank Marra, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Clay Moore Trio w/Amy Rose, Jon Hyneman and Mike Seifrit, 9 p.m.-midnight. idahostatesman, "Take in some live music in the Treasure Valley this week," 24 Aug. 2017 Chandlers Steakhouse: Fri-Sat: Frank Marra, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Clay Moore Trio w/Julia Ketay, Shayla Lewis and Louis McFarland, 9 p.m.-midnight. idahostatesman, "Take in some live music in the Treasure Valley this week," 1 June 2017 Chandlers Steakhouse: Fri-Sat: Frank Marra, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Clay Moore Trio w/Amy Rose, Shayla Lewis, Louis McFarland, 8 p.m.-midnight. idahostatesman, "Take in some live music in the Treasure Valley this week," 27 Apr. 2017 Chandlers Steakhouse: Fri-Sat: Frank Marra, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Clay Moore Trio w/Nancy Roche, Jon Hyneman and Mike Seifrit, 9 p.m.-midnight. idahostatesman, "Take in some live music in the Treasure Valley this week," 29 June 2017

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First Known Use of chandler

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for chandler

Noun

Middle English chandeler, from Anglo-French, from chandele candle, from Latin candela

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