wax light

noun
stick of wax with a wick in the middle
Syn: ↑candle, ↑taper
Hypernyms: ↑lamp
Hyponyms: ↑chandlery, ↑dip, ↑rushlight, ↑rush candle, ↑vigil light, ↑vigil candle
Part Meronyms: ↑candlewick, ↑wick, ↑taper

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noun
: a wax candle : taper

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a candle made of wax.
[1690-1700]

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wax light noun
A candle or taper made of wax
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Main Entry:wax

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n. historical a taper or candle made from wax

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Wax light — Wax Wax, n. [AS. weax; akin to OFries. wax, D. was, G. wachs, OHG. wahs, Icel. & Sw. vax, Dan. vox, Lith. vaszkas, Russ. vosk .] [1913 Webster] 1. A fatty, solid substance, produced by bees, and employed by them in the construction of their comb; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wax|light — «WAKS lyt», noun. a candle, taper, or night light made of wax …   Useful english dictionary

  • wax light — wax′ light n. fur a candle made of wax • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • wax light — noun Date: 1599 a wax candle ; taper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wax light — a candle made of wax. [1690 1700] * * * …   Universalium

  • wax-light — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wax — Wax, n. [AS. weax; akin to OFries. wax, D. was, G. wachs, OHG. wahs, Icel. & Sw. vax, Dan. vox, Lith. vaszkas, Russ. vosk .] [1913 Webster] 1. A fatty, solid substance, produced by bees, and employed by them in the construction of their comb;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wax cloth — Wax Wax, n. [AS. weax; akin to OFries. wax, D. was, G. wachs, OHG. wahs, Icel. & Sw. vax, Dan. vox, Lith. vaszkas, Russ. vosk .] [1913 Webster] 1. A fatty, solid substance, produced by bees, and employed by them in the construction of their comb; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wax end — Wax Wax, n. [AS. weax; akin to OFries. wax, D. was, G. wachs, OHG. wahs, Icel. & Sw. vax, Dan. vox, Lith. vaszkas, Russ. vosk .] [1913 Webster] 1. A fatty, solid substance, produced by bees, and employed by them in the construction of their comb; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wax flower — Wax Wax, n. [AS. weax; akin to OFries. wax, D. was, G. wachs, OHG. wahs, Icel. & Sw. vax, Dan. vox, Lith. vaszkas, Russ. vosk .] [1913 Webster] 1. A fatty, solid substance, produced by bees, and employed by them in the construction of their comb; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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