gasolier

noun
gas·olier | \ˌga-sə-ˈlir \

Definition of gasolier 

: a gaslight chandelier

First Known Use of gasolier

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gasolier

alteration of gaselier, from gas + -elier (as in chandelier)

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