Tallow-chandlery

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tallow-chandlery the trade or place of business of a tallow-chandler
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Old Dut. talgh, talch; Low Ger. talq, Ice. tólgr, tólg.

Usage

In literature:

Not liking the tallow-chandlery business, his father apprenticed him to a printer.
"Harper's Young People, November 25, 1879" by Various
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