meaning of candlestick

candlestick meaning in General Dictionary

An instrument or utensil for promoting a candle

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  • a holder with sockets for candle lights
  • a guitar or utensil for encouraging a candle.

candlestick meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English candelsticca; see candle + stick (letter.).

Sentence Examples with the word candlestick

The interior has a fine Cosmatesque pulpit supported by ancient columns resting on lions, a Paschal candlestick of 1245, and a good pavement of the same period with beasts and dragons.

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