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chandler

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations
chandlerchand‧ler /ˈtʃɑːndlə $ ˈtʃændlər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BOTIsomeone who made or sold candles in the past ship's chandler
Examples from the Corpus
chandlerIn 1788 the Tandragee Circuit was formed in the house of James Lemon, a chandler.Also patron of bees and chandlers.The guides cost 60p each and can be bought from most chandlers and marinas or direct from the publishers.Also patron of chandlers and learning.A Tide Table, available from the newsagents and ship's chandlers in seaside towns is indispensable.And the ship's chandler is always needing spare hands when a boat comes in.Glovers, shoemakers, tailors, chandlers, masons and others provided a firm nucleus of skilled trades.
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