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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcandlestickcan‧dle‧stick /ˈkændlˌstɪk/ noun [countable]  candlestick.jpg DHFa specially shaped metal or wooden stick that you put a candle into
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candlestickI threw a candlestick at him.She said she hit him with a candlestick and kneed him in the groin.The butchers, bakers and candlestick makers paid their tributes to Mr Powell.The looking-glass and candlesticks are made of ivory.Inside is a vast collection of brass candlesticks.Also on the shelves is a pair of antique silver candlesticks bored for conversion to electricity.He watched, almost mesmerised, as the candlestick was slowly raised and drawn back, ready to strike.
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