wax light

noun

: a wax candle : taper

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The same can be said for long baths accompanied by a glass of wine and your favorite scented wax light. Bianca Salonga, Forbes, 12 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1599, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wax light was in 1599

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“Wax light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wax%20light. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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