Definition of Candlesnuffer

1. Noun. An implement with a small cup at the end of a handle; used to extinguish the flame of a candle.

Generic synonyms: Implement



Definition of Candlesnuffer

1. Noun. (alternative form of candle snuffer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Candlesnuffer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Candlesnuffer

candlemakers
candlemaking
candlenut
candlenuts
candlepin
candlepin bowling
candlepins
candlepower
candlepower unit
candlepowers
candler
candlers
candles
candleshine
candleshines
candlesnuffer (current term)
candlesnuffers
candlestick
candlestick tulip
candlesticklike
candlesticks
candlewaster
candlewasters
candlewick
candlewicks
candlewood
candlewoods
candling
candock
candocks

Literary usage of Candlesnuffer

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1826)
"It is disagreeable to be detecting at every turn the soul of a candlesnuffer beneath the trappings even of a melo-dramatic hero. ..."

2. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"he seems not to have performed this season—the Editor of the BD says, " his situation in the theatre was " at first very low, being that of a candlesnuffer— ..."

3. Essays, English and American by Raymond Macdonald Alden (1920)
"The first lion was a candlesnuffer,° who, being a fellow of a testy choleric temper, overdid his part, and would not suffer himself to be killed so easily ..."

4. The Lives of the English Poets by Samuel Johnson (1858)
"it comes to pass, that during all this time he had sent nobody, no, not so much as a candlesnuffer, to take away the dead body of Sempronius. ..."

5. Adventure Guide Germany by Henk Bekker (2005)
"It has a high gable with turrets and candlesnuffer rooftops, blending well with the design of the Rathaus. On the east side of the square is the Baroque ..."

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