snuffer

noun (1)
snuff·er | \ ˈsnə-fər \

Definition of snuffer 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a device similar to a pair of scissors for cropping and holding the snuff of a candle usually used in plural but singular or plural in construction

snuffer

noun (2)

Definition of snuffer (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that snuffs or sniffs

First Known Use of snuffer

Noun (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

circa 1610, in the meaning defined above

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