torchère

noun
tor·chère | \ ˌtȯr-ˈsher \

Definition of torchère 

1 : a tall ornamental stand for a candlestick or candelabra

2 or less commonly torchiere \ˌtȯr-ˈsh(y)er \ : an electric floor lamp giving indirect light

First Known Use of torchère

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for torchère

French, from torche torch

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