gasolier

noun
gas·​olier | \ ˌga-sə-ˈlir How to pronounce gasolier (audio) \

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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“Gasolier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gasolier. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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